Property Bonds as Surety, Bail Bonds
Filed in the miscellaneous encumbrance book. Filed when a property owner pledges his property as surety to secure the release of a prisoner from jail.
Once the property bond has been filed the Commonwealth of Kentucky has a lien on the property. KRS 431.535(5)
The document must have:
- The owner of the property being pledged as surety. This is sometimes the person charged with the crime, but usually it will not be. (KRS 431.535)
- Address and/or legal description of the property being used as surety (KRS 431.535)
- The copy of the bond and schedule of real estate being filed must be certified by the circuit clerk of court requiring the bond (KRS 431.535).