I need to obtain a bond. Where can I get one?

Here is a list of some local bonding companies we have worked with:

State Farm – Ed Mahn
31 Church St.
Flemington, NJ 08822

McPherson and Newland
20 Bloomfield Avenue
Flemington, NJ 08822 

True and Associates
12A Leigh Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

James A. Connors Associates, Inc.
441 Route 513
Califon, NJ 07830

Groendyke Associates
295 Route 513
Califon, NJ 07830

Surety One, LLC
717 Ramapo Avenue, PO Box 333
Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442

John T. Costa, Agency, INC.
205 Hamburg Tpk., Suite J
Wayne, NJ 07470

Colonial Surety Company
123 Tice Blvd., Suite 250
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

BCA Insurance Group
Lisa Post, Director of Surety 
100 B Centre Blvd.
Marlton, NJ 08053

Keller Insurance**
Edward Mignone, CLCS
1107 Mantua Pike, Suite 706
West Deptford, NJ 08051

Assured Partners / The Insurance Centers**
Heather Duffy
20 Commerce Drive, Suite 303
Cranford, NJ 07016

*These companies can often assist with difficult-to-bond applicants.


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1. Do I need an attorney for this process?
2. If there is no will, then who gets what?
3. What do I do with a vehicle registered only in the decedent's name?
4. What does it mean for a will to be self-proving? What happens if the will is not self-proving?
5. The decedent hasn't spoken to closest next of kin for years. Do I still have to tell the Surrogate's Court about them?
6. What are my duties as executor or administrator?
7. Who is considered next of kin?
8. Am I personally responsible as executor/administrator for the decedent's debts?
9. What if there's not enough money in the estate to pay all debts?
10. What debts of a decedent take priority?
11. What happens if assets were left to a minor?
12. I don't think the executor or administrator is doing their job properly; what can I do?
13. The decedent is still getting social security checks. Should I call someone about this?
14. I have tax questions. Who do I contact?
15. What do I need to transfer a vehicle title?
16. Do I need to come to the Surrogate's Court if the only asset is a vehicle titled to my deceased spouse AND myself?
17. Can I obtain additional / updated estate certificates?
18. How do I obtain an EIN / Tax ID number?
19. I need to obtain a bond. Where can I get one?
20. What effect does a divorce have on a will?
21. What if I don't want my inheritance? How do I disclaim?
22. Who becomes the guardian of orphaned minors if there is no will?
23. How do I file a claim against an estate?
24. Do all states have the same probate laws?
25. What is the commission for being the representative of an estate?
26. What if the decedent died in another country?