Tag: Texas Guardianship Bond

Understanding a Guardianship Bond and Cost of a Guardianship Bond.

Guardianship Bond insures that an appointed guardian will correctly manage the finances of the individual. This type of bond is also known as custodian bond.  Custodian Bond, a type of Probate Bond, guarantees faithful performance of duty by a fiduciary appointed by the court to administer the estate of a minor or incompetent person. The Custodian Bond is synonymous with the Guardianship Bond. Guardianship bond...

What are Guardianship Bonds?

A legal guardian is a person who has the legal authority (and the corresponding duty) to care for the personal and property interests of another person, called a ward. Usually, a person has the status of guardian because the ward is incapable of caring for his or her own interests due to infancy, incapacity, or disability. Most countries and states have laws that provide that...

Probate Bond

Definition of a Probate Bond When an individual dies, that person has most likely left property and assets to be distributed. This property is referred to as an estate. Frequently, another person will oversee the distribution of the property and assets to the heirs of the estate. In order to provide certain protections to the heirs of the estate, this person must post a probate...