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How Do I Replace a Lost Instrument in Maine?

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

Typical Lost Instrument Surety Bonds:

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

  • The most common types of lost instruments are money orders, checks and cashier’s checks.

    Other examples of lost instruments are:

  • Preferred Stock
  • Common Stock
  • Money Order
  • Certificate of Deposit
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Bankbook
  • Other Financial Securities

  • If you live in Maine and need a Surety Bond in order to replace your valuable instrument, contact SuretyGroup.com.

    How Much Will This Bond Cost?

    The premium/cost that you pay depends on whether the bond is a fixed or an open penalty and the value of the document. Our Surety Bond Specialists can provide you with a no-obligation quote in the convenience of your own home.

    More Surety Bond Questions?

    Check out our FAQ page. Should you need or choose to buy a surety bond, SuretyGroup.com has been underwriting surety bonds throughout the U.S. for more than 35 years. When you work with us, you enjoy the unique benefit of dealing with a team of highly experienced surety agents with in-house underwriting authority. This allows you to receive competitive, low rates, quick approvals, and immediate bond delivery. In most cases, your bond will be delivered within 24 hours after you apply for it.

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