Guardian Bonds – Part One

The topic of guardianship’s is quite dense. Therefore, this will begin a series of posts concerning guardian bonds. This first post is a brief overview of what a guardianship is and why a bond might be required. Guardian bonds are required in Surrogates’ Courts...

Guardian Bonds – Part Two

This is another installment concerning the topic of bonds for guardians. In this installment, we will discuss how guardian bonds sometimes are “increased” or “decreased.” Throughout the course of a long term guardianship, the guardian may come into control of...
Issues With Administration Bonds

Issues With Administration Bonds

Today, we’re going to talk about issues that come up when you are dealing with Administration Bonds, specifically when minor children are involved. Typically, what happens is that an Administrator is appointed, and if someone has died intestate or without a...
Underwriting Surety Bonds

Underwriting Surety Bonds

Today, I want to talk about our approach to underwriting surety bonds. We try to take a multi-step approach where we look at the client’s financials, the bond risk, and the different ways we can secure the client’s assets, if needed, from both an indemnity and a...