CBS Agency Inc.

Columbus Bar Bonds

With a staff of professional agents, CBS Agency, Inc. offers excellent customer service, a convenient downtown location and competitive pricing. We have access to major nationwide surety markets and can handle all probate bonds throughout Ohio and the country. You do not have to be a CBA member to use our service. CBS Agency, Inc. is a for-profit subsidiary of the Columbus Bar Association. Revenue generated directly benefits the programs and mission of the CBA.

Probate Bonds

Including Estate Bonds, Guardianship Bonds and Trustee Bonds

To apply for a probate bond, download and complete the pre-approval form. The pre-approval form should be printed and faxed to the Columbus Bar at (614) 340-2080 or emailed to

Note: Franklin County Probate Court requires a pre-approval form.

Questions about probate bonds?

Contact us at (614) 340-2076 or (or click here to read the Frequently Asked Questions).