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Court and probate bonds

Markel's Court and Probate Bond Division represents over 40 years Court Bond underwriting experience, ensuring fast and dependable accuracy.

  • Court and probate bonds are highly specialized, with the accuracy of a submission and the speed of a turnaround determined by the underwriter's knowledge and experience.
  • Codes vary widely state-to-state, and accuracy in forms, documents, hazards, terms, risk factors and needed protections is essential.

Common Court Underwriting Appetite:

  • Admiralty (all types)
  • Appeal/Supersedeas
  • Attachment
  • Bankruptcy
  • Cost
  • Counter Replevin/Possession/Sequestration
  • Expungment of Lis Pendens
  • Garnishment
  • Indemnity to Sheriff
  • Injunction/temporary injunction/preliminary injunction
  • Lis Pendens
  • Release of Stop Notice
  • Replevin/Possession/Sequestration
  • Temporary Restraining
  • Stop Notice
  • Third Party (Judgment creditor and third party)
  • All other court-related bonds


To ensure fast processing, please answer every question on the application.

Common Probate & Fiduciary Underwriting Appetite:

  • Administrator / Special Administrator / Temporary Administrator
  • Administrator with Will Annexed
  • Executor
  • Trustee (Court-Controlled / on-Court-Controlled / Special Needs)
  • Guardian / Incompetent Minor
  • Conservator/Temporary Conservator
  • Receiver
  • Chapter 7-Trustee
  • Chapter 11-Trustee, Plan Administrator, Examiner
  • All other fiduciary-related bonds


To ensure fast processing, please answer every question on the application.

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