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Columbus Bar Bonds

We handle probate bonds and other surety needs throughout Ohio

Apply for a Probate Bond

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.

About Us

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.

CBS Agency, Inc. is a for-profit subsidiary of the Columbus Bar Association. Revenue generated directly benefits the programs and mission of the CBA. You do not have to be a CBA member to use our service.

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Probate Pre-Approval Bond Form

Print and fax your completed application to us at (614) 340-2080 or email to

Questions About Probate Bonds?

Contact us at (614) 340-2076 or


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