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The Court held that mandatory remittitur underneath Article 22.16(a) was a violation of the separation of powers provision of the Texas Constitution as a result of it eliminated the judge’s discretion over remission of the bond. In Kinnard v. Collin County Bail Bond Board, 2006 WL (Tex.App. – Dallas July 18, 2006) the substantive issue was whether a bail bond agent’s office within the county as required by Tex. Code §1704.213(a) could be on the agent’s residence in an area not zoned for workplace use.
The Court held that substantial compliance with the statute was sufficient and, within the absence of prejudice from omission of the fax quantity, the surety was not discharged. In Castaneda v. State, 2008 WL (Tex.App. – Corpus Christi June 30, 2008) the defendants in three circumstances failed to appear and the trial courtroom entered a judgment nisi and, finally, a last judgment, against the principal and bail agent. The precise surety on the bonds, nevertheless, was not named within the judgments and was not served.
The bail agent filed a petition for a invoice of evaluate and appealed the final judgments. The principal and all sureties must be named within the judgment nisi. In this case the State didn’t name or serve the surety, and therefore erred in coming into the final judgments solely in opposition to the principals and the bail agent.
McKenna v. State, 209 S.W.3d 233 (Tex.App. – Waco 2006), in a 2-1 … Read More