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DC Personal Representative Bond

A DC personal representative bond is required of probate administrators unless specifically waived. D.C. Code §20–502 is instructive. Subsection (a) clearly defines the requirement. “Unless excused from filing a fiduciary bond by the decedent’s will or written waiver of all… Continue Reading →

Florida Personal Representative Bond

A Florida probate bond is generally the bond of a personal representative. Administrator, administratrix, executor, executrix, trustee under a will, etc., are synonymous with “personal representative” as defined by Florida law. 733.402 of the Florida Statutes defines the requirement. Pursuant… Continue Reading →

North Carolina Probate Bond

A North Carolina probate bond is required of applicants for a fiduciary role in the estate of deceased persons under specific circumstances. An administrator bond (or administratrix), executor bond and probate bond are synonymous within the fiduciary class of business…. Continue Reading →

Guardianship Surety Bond (Fiduciary Bond)

“Legal guardianship” is a court granted authority in which a responsible person (a “fiduciary”) is appointed to manage the financial affairs and property interests of a third party (a “ward”). A guardianship bond is often required to protect the ward’s… Continue Reading →

New York Administrator Bond (Surrogate Court Bond)

In brief, an appointee must provide a New York administrator bond before letters of administration in a probate matter can be issued (N.Y. SCP. LAW §805), known as the New York Consolidated Laws Surrogate’s Court Procedure Act (Surety bond of administrator,… Continue Reading →

New Jersey Administrator Bond ~ Probate Bonds in NJ

In cases where a decedent leaves no will a personal representative will have to provide a New Jersey administrator bond, also referred to as a New Jersey personal representative bond.  The bond is required by the County Surrogate Court or… Continue Reading →

Michigan Personal Representative Bond

In probate proceedings a Michigan personal representative bond is required only under specific circumstances.  The surety bond requirement is first addressed in Section 700.3603, which states that a bond is generally not required of a personal representative appointed in informal proceedings,… Continue Reading →

Probate bonds with credit problems.

Have you applied for a probate administrator bond or personal representative bond and been declined for credit reasons?  As a probate fiduciary your history of personal financial responsibility is very important, but if you have some credit problems it doesn’t… Continue Reading →

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