811.9  Forfeiture of appearance bond.

Sections 811.6 through 811.8 shall not apply in a case where a simple misdemeanor is charged upon a uniform citation and complaint and where the defendant has submitted an unsecured appearance bond or has submitted bail in the form of cash, check, credit card as provided in section 805.14, or guaranteed arrest bond certificate as defined in section 321.1. When a defendant fails to appear as required in such cases, the court shall enter a judgment of forfeiture of the bond or bail. The judgment shall be final upon entry and shall not be set aside.

Section History: Early form

  [C79, 81, § 811.9]

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