The initals "O.R." in a criminal setting stands for "own recognizance". Basically this has to do with being released; a judge to allow a criminal defendant to be released from custody without posting bail. It is typically granted in traffic matters, minor and/or technical crimes. Basically, a defendant who is released O.R. must simply sign a promise to show up in court. Here is a link to an atricle that will explain further: https://criminal-law.freeadvice.com/criminal-law/criminal-law/released-on-own-recognizance.htm
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