Court bonds are necessary to ensure protection against possible loss as a result of the outcome of court proceedings.
Court Bonds are divided into two types: Judicial and Fiduciary.
JUDICIAL COURT BONDS
Judicial Court Bonds are needed for civil actions in Civil, State and Federal Courts in addition to United States Admiralty Courts. The Judicial Court Bonds are often divided into "plaintiff," or "defendant;" but they may also be referred to as "voluntary," or "compulsory."
Civil, Federal or State Court Bonds
The following bonds are common bonds required by either plaintiffs or defendants who as a result of litigation.
United States Admiralty Court Bond
United State Admiralty Court Bonds are required of by US Admiralty Courts which have jurisdiction over maritime libel complaints resulting from the US Marshall service seizing a vessel as security for a claim.
FIDUCIARY COURT BONDS
Fiduciary Court Bonds are needed by a "fiduciary," who is a court appointed entity or person to administer the assets of another in a fair, legal and honest manner. Fiduciary Court Bonds are divided into three classifications: Probate, Guardianship and Trustee Court Bonds.
Probate Court Bond
Probate Court Bonds are necessary for fiduciaries that administer the assests of a deceased individual.
Guardianship Court Bond
Guardianship are necessary for fiduciaries that are responsible for the asset administration of a "ward," which is seen as an incapacitated or incompetent individual.
Trustee Court Bond
Trustee Court Bonds are necessary for court appointed receivers and trustees who administer the assets of a business or individual.
COURT BONDS REQUIRE GOOD PERSONAL CREDIT
All Court Bonds, except some Fiduciary Bond types, require 100% collateral and usually cost 2-2.5% of the bond amount.
Court Bond approvals are based upon personal credit, financial statements, the bond amount and the type of bond required. The more information you provide with your application, the quicker we can get you approved.
All necessary court order, or a copy of the will, must accompany the application to ensure approval.
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- Abandoned or Unclaimed Property Bond
- Administrator Bond
- Appeal Bond
- Assignee Bond
- Attachment Bond
- Bond of Personal Representative Court Bond
- Conservator Bond
- Counter-Replevin Bond
- Court Cost Bond
- Custodian Bond
- Disbursing Agent Court Bond
- Discharge or Release of Libel (Ship) Court Bond
- Estate Bond
- Executor Bond
- Fiduciary Bond
- Guardianship of a Minor Court Bond
- Guardianship of Incapacitated Person Bond
- Indemnity to Marshall Bond
- Indemnity to Sherrif Bond
- Injunction Bond
- Libellants Cost Bond
- Limitation of Liability
- Mechanics Lien Release Bond
- Non-Resident Cost Bond
- Open Default Judgment Bond
- Other Court Bonds Not Listed
- Receivership Bond
- Release of Attachment Bond
- Replevin Bond
- Restraining Order (TRO) Court Bond
- Special Needs Trustee Court Bond
- Stay of Attachment Bond
- Stay of Execution Bond
- Supersedeas Bond
- Testamentary Trustee Court Bond
- Trustee Bond
- Trustees, Mortgagees, Attorneys or Foreclosure Bond
- Veterans Service Center Manager Custodian Bond
- Writ of Possession Bond