Court Bonds

What is Probate Court?


When a relative has died, you may be told that you have to go to probate court. But what exactly is probate court and who or what needs to go through probate?

In short, probate court involves the property and debts of a deceased person. The court makes sure creditors are paid and then aids in distributing remaining assets to those determined to be proper beneficiaries. Learn more at

The person responsible for an individual’s probate process may be required to purchase a probate surety bond, estate bond, administrator bond, executor bond, or personal representative bond to protect the interests of the estate and its beneficiaries in accordance with state law.

Where can you purchase instant probate surety bonds?

Colonial Surety offers the direct and digital way to obtain probate bonds, also known as estate bondspersonal representative bonds, administrator bonds, and executor bonds. We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. We make it easy to obtain your bond instantly. The steps are easy — get a quote online, fill out your information, satisfy underwriting requirements, and enter your payment method. Print or e-file your bond from your office. It’s that simple!