Parental bind over

We are thinking of binding you over to:

  • take proper care of, and exercise control over ………… [state name of offender]
  • [where appropriate] and ensure that [he] [she] complies with the community sentence we have imposed today.

This means that if you do not:

  • take proper care and control over [him] [her]
  • [where appropriate] and ensure [he] [she] complies with the community sentence,

you may have to pay money to the court.

We will decide how much, and for how long you would be bound over, after we have heard what you have to say.

Do you wish to say anything about this proposal or your financial circumstances?

You will be bound over in the sum of £………… for a period of …………