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Legal Information: Georgia
Updated: October 30, 2020
What protections can a bond for good behavior offer?
Depending on the county, a bond for good behavior may order remedies such as any of the following:
- no physical or verbal contact between parties;
- not to come within a certain distance (usually within 200 or 300 feet) of your home, job, school, or another place you often go;
- not to enter or remain in at your place of employment;
- not communicate with you by phone or electronically (i.e., texting, emails, Facebook, etc.);
- not intentionally follow you or stalk you;
- not cause a third party to do any of the things listed above;1
- not to violate any criminal laws or engage in any illegal or criminal activity;
- not to use alcohol or drugs;
- not to engage in any harassing behavior to you, directly or indirectly; and
- order for an evaluation and/or treatment for violent behavior, alcohol dependency, or drug dependency.2
1 See Magistrate Court of Pike County website and Effingham County’s website
2 See Carroll County website
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