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Adoption Bond: An adoption bond basically guarantees that the principal will abide and comply with the terms of the adoption as determined by the courts.


******** In submitting the initial request for bonding, the following information should be included to insure a quicker response.


1) A complete court bond application - Will provide a basic overview of the bond being requested, as well as information on the principal requesting the bond.

2) Copy of the court documentation - For an adoption bond, provide a copy of the court complaint which should show the terms of the adoption as well as the required bond and in what amount.

3) Personal Financial Statement: Provide a copy of the principal(s) financial statement.

4) Current Bank Statements: If individual's financial statement has a high declaration of short term/liquid assets (cash, stock and securities), current statements to verify these assets should also be provided.