Probably not. Normally the premium for the first year of a bond is not proratable. Second and subsequent years are different; however, that is not your situation.
Sorry, but fortunately the premium likely isn't all that large, relatively speaking.
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It is unlikely you will be able to get a refund of the one year surety bond. However, since you are out of state, ask the estate attorney or the estate if you can secure an instate agent for you. I seem to recall doing that a number of years ago but cannot recall the client or locate my file.Ask a similar question
I agree with my colleagues. Unfortunately the bond is not refundable.
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