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Judicial Bonds

Georgia Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond

A Georgia mechanic’s lien release bond is a remedy available to both property owners and contractors in the State of Georgia to remove or “bond off” a lien on real property. Also referred to as a Georgia lien discharge bond,… Continue Reading →

Alaska Supersedeas Bond

Pursuant to current civil rules of appellate procedure (Rule 24(a)), an automatic stay of execution on a civil judgment is in effect for two days. If an appellant wishes to extend the stay during an appeal then he or she… Continue Reading →

Alabama Supersedeas Bond

An Alabama supersedeas bond is required of all appellants when he or she seeks to stay collection of a judgment during the pendancy of an appeal. Rule 8. of the Alabama Rules of Appellate Procedure is clear that baring very… Continue Reading →

Georgia Supersedeas Bond (Appeal Bond)

Chapter 5 of the Georgia Appellate Handbook specifically addresses the Georgia supersedeas bond requirements for appellants. Pursuant to the Handbook, “A supersedeas bond is not automatically required in cases in which a notice of appeal has been filed and the appropriate… Continue Reading →

Replevin Bond ~ A Judicial Surety Bond for a Prejudgment Remedy

A replevin bond is a judicial surety bond which provides indemnity to the law enforcement officer that executes a writ of replevin and protection to the party subject to the replevin. A defendant or other party from whom specific property… Continue Reading →

Sequestration Bond ~ Civil Court Surety Bond for a Prejudgment Remedy

A sequestration bond is occasionally required when a party to a civil suit moves the court for sequester (sequestration) of specifically identified property. Sequestration is a prejudgment remedy by which the moving party attaches to property or funds belonging to… Continue Reading →

Appeal Bond

An appeal bond is frequently required of defendants and occasionally plaintiffs to a civil lawsuit. An “appeal” is a formal request of a superior court (often a court of appeals) that it review the decision of an inferior court such… Continue Reading →

Colorado Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond

Under Chapter 38 of Colorado’s general statutes, contractors, laborers and materialsmen have a right to file a mechanic’s lien where payments due under contract have not been made. A mechanic’s lien is a definitive encumbrance which can complicate, delay and… Continue Reading →

Virginia Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond

A Virginia mechanic’s lien release bond is a remedy for removing or “bonding off” a lien on real property placed by a general contractor or subcontractor. The Code of Virginia §43-70: Release of mechanic’s lien upon payment into court or filing of… Continue Reading →

North Dakota Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond

A North Dakota mechanic’s lien release bond is a valuable tool for property owners that find themselves impeded by a mechanic’s lien. Also known as a construction lien bond, this remedy is available to a property owner or any party with… Continue Reading →

New York Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond

A New York mechanic’s lien release bond is a mechanism for removing a mechanic’s lien from a parcel of real property. Contemplated under New York’s Lien Law Section 19(4), a “discharge bond” properly executed and filed with the county clerk… Continue Reading →

California Mechanic’s Lien Release Bond Will Clear Your Title

Under California Civil Code, contractors and design professionals have a right to file a lien against real property once work has begun on the project. There are notification requirements contemplated under the Code, so a property owner will likely receive… Continue Reading →

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