Visit the front office, call, email and/or send a certified FOIA request letter.
If the individual says they don’t carry a bond they are usually under a blanket policy or they have a liability policy and they don’t know that there is a section within it that references their bond so ask again for their “liability policy”.
Most states are laid out in zones, if your public official is bonded under a blanket policy, it’s usually based on the zone they are in. Check out our reference guide.
It might shock you but we have found that MANY elected and appointed officials have never signed an oath of office and they have never been sworn in.
If this is the case call your sheriff and have them removed from office immediately. Look up the laws in your state – know your rights and know the laws.
Once you obtain the certified copy of the bond it’s time to write your letter of intent to file a claim.
It is required that you serve the elected or appointed government official in person and give them time to resolve the problem.
Your letter of intent should include the following:
If your demands are not met within the timeline allowed, you will now file the claim against the bondholder.
After the claim is filed, they might try to negotiate – this can speed up the process but be FIRM, don’t give up your rights nor the rights of your children!