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THIS DOCUMENT IS A SAMPLE DOCUMENT INTENDED FOR EDUCATIONAL

PURPOSESAND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN OFFER OF LEGAL ADVICE


SURETY BOND
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT,
THAT, WHEREAS, judgment was rendered on the {day} day of {month}, 20

by

{Name of Judge}, a judge in and for {Name and description of court i.g. 200th Judicial District}
Court of Texas, in favor of movant {Movants Name}, in Cause No. {Cause number} granting an
extension of a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) that was originally granted and issued on the
{day} day of {month}, 20

, so as to allow the Plaintiffs time to properly serve opposing counsel

for the Defendant, {Name of Defendant/s}.


NOW THEREFORE, I, the said movant {Movants Name} as principal, and {1st Suretys
Name} and {2nd Suretys Name} as Sureties, acknowledge ourselves bound to pay to the Defendant
{Name of Defendant} the sum of {bond amount written, e.g. one thousand five hundred dollars and
00/100} (${bond amount numerically e.g. 1,500.00}) and shall pay off and satisfy the judgment
which may be rendered against {Name of Movant) at hearing on said motion.
Witness our hands this {day} day of {month}, 20

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__________________________
Principal
___________________________
Surety
__________________________
Surety

I hereby approve the foregoing Bond, this {day} day of {month}, 20___
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Presiding Judge

The State of Texas


County of {County name}

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AFFIDAVIT OF SURETY

I, {Name of surety}, do swear that I am worth, in my own right, at least the sum of {bond amount
written, e.g. one thousand five hundred dollars and 00/100} (${bond amount numerically e.g.
1,500.00}), after deducting from my property all that which is exempt by the Constitution and
Laws of the State from forced sale, and after the payment of all my debts, and after satisfying all
encumbrances upon my property which are known to me; that I reside in {County name} County and
have property liable to execution worth said amount or more.

{Name of surety}
{Street Address}
{City}, Texas {Zip Code}
{Telephone Number}

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME this {day} day of {month}, 20___.


____________________________
Notary Public of the State of Texas

The State of Texas


County of {County name}

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AFFIDAVIT OF SURETY

I, {Name of surety}, do swear that I am worth, in my own right, at least the sum of {bond amount
written, e.g. one thousand five hundred dollars and 00/100} (${bond amount numerically e.g.
1,500.00}), after deducting from my property all that which is exempt by the Constitution and
Laws of the State from forced sale, and after the payment of all my debts, and after satisfying all
encumbrances upon my property which are known to me; that I reside in {County name} County and
have property liable to execution worth said amount or more.

{Name of surety}
{Street Address}
{City}, Texas {Zip Code}
{Telephone Number}

SWORN TO AND SUBSCRIBED BEFORE ME this {day} day of {month}, 20___.


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Notary Public of the State of Texas