Mandamus Surety Bond

A Mandamus Surety Bond is a court surety bond required by courts in certain jurisdictions. A writ of mandamus is an order or command issued by issued by a superior court to an inferior court, corporation, or public office that requires them to perform or forebear from performing a certain act. The surety bond is typically required of the applicant who pleads to the superior court to issue the writ of mandamus. The bond protects the person or entity required to do or refrain from doing the specific act against loss or damage in case it is finally decided that the mandamus should not have been issued.