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RCr 4.30 Qualification of sureties

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
IV Bail (Refs & Annos)
Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr) Rule 4.30
RCr 4.30 Qualification of sureties
(1) Each surety, except a corporate surety that is approved as provided by law, shall be a resident or owner of real estate within the Commonwealth and shall file an affidavit in which the surety shall describe the property by which the surety proposes to secure the bond. The provisions of this paragraph (1) shall not apply to a surety who posts a full cash bond.
(2) No attorney at law, sheriff, deputy sheriff, judge, clerk, deputy clerk, trial commissioner, master commissioner or pretrial release officer shall be taken as surety on any bail bond, including bail on appeal under Rule 12.78.
(3) No bond shall be approved unless the surety thereon appears to be qualified.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 98-3, eff. 3-1-99; prior amendments eff. 9-1-81 (Order 81-5), 6-19-76; adopted eff. 1-1-63
Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 4.30, KY ST RCRP Rule 4.30
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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