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Why Would You Need a Lost Instrument Surety Bond in Louisiana?

Close up of a stock certificate, a common Lost Instrument

A Lost Instrument Bond is required in Louisiana if you own a valuable document that has been lost, destroyed or stolen. The bond protects the original issuer from any financial loss as a result of issuing a duplicate and is sent to the financial that the certificate originated from.

There are 2 types of bonds:

  • Open Penalty Surety Bonds are for instruments whose market value fluctuates.
  • Fixed Penalty Surety Bonds are for instruments whose value remains the same over time.

  • The most common types of lost instruments are preferred and common stock certificates.

    Other examples of lost instruments are:

  • Cashier’s Check
  • Check or Money Order
  • Certificate of Deposit
  • Interest Coupon
  • Other Securities
  • Other Financial Instruments

  • If you live in Louisiana and need a Surety Bond to replace one of your important instruments, SuretyGroup.com can help.

    How Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium/cost you pay depends on whether you need a fixed penalty or an open penalty surety bond and the value of the instrument. Our Surety Bond Specialists will provide you a free, no-obligation quote.

    Contact SuretyGroup.com

    Phone: 1‑844‑432‑6637
    Fax:     404-351-3237
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