Bond of Caution (Scotland)

In what circumstances is the Bond of Caution needed?

In Scotland, in connection with the distribution of estates, the Court will sometimes require a Bond of Caution in support of an application for confirmation.

Product Features:

Risks covered: The Bond of Caution is an insurance against someone applying for confirmation when they are not entitled to do so or an executor failing to distribute the estate according to law.

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Information Needed:

A completed application form is normally required. Please contact us in the first instance.


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