OMCLR 2.3 EXONERATION OR FORFEITURE OF POSTED BAIL OR BOND (A) When a bench warrant has been issued, if there has been any Bail or Bond posted by or for the benefit of the defendant, then that Bail or Bond shall be forfeited without any further order of the Court. If cash Bail was posted subsequent to the issuance of a bench warrant, the court clerk is authorized to deduct a warrant fee prior to refunding Bail. (B) When a case has been dismissed or sentence has been imposed, then any Bail or Bond posted for the defendant shall be returned to the individual who posted the Bail or Bond unless the Bail or Bond has already been forfeited subject to RCW 10.19.140. (Adopted effective September 1st, 2011)
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