Also known as judicial bonds or court surety bonds, court bonds are often required in court proceedings to ensure protection from a possible loss.
Our most common court bonds
Guarantee the payment of costs associated with appealing a lower court’s decision.
Indemnity to sheriff bonds
Protects the sheriff or marshal from a suit being brought on by the party whose property is being seized.
Guarantee that the defendant will be paid for damages if the court rules in favor of the defendant.
Required before the court can seize a person’s property to secure a judgment. An attachment court bond guarantees that if the court rules against the plaintiff, the defendant will be paid any damages arising from the attachment. An attachment bond is a type of plaintiff bond.
Guarantee that seized property will remain in the same condition and will not be sold or otherwise disposed of. A replevin bond is a type of plaintiff bond.
Other types of court bonds
Probate bonds, also known as fiduciary bonds, are required by the court of a fiduciary. These bonds protect any interested parties from loss resulting from any failure of the fiduciary to faithfully perform the duties and obligations required of them by law.
Required to protect the administration of a deceased person’s estate when that person has died without leaving a will.
Required to protect an estate against fraudulent activities of a fiduciary named by the deceased person to administer their estate.
Guarantee that a conservator will be responsible for the assets and finances of a minor or incompetent who is deemed fully or partially incapable of properly handling their finances.
Guarantee that a guardian will faithfully and diligently administer a ward’s welfare, preserving the rights and assets of the minor or incapacitated person.
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