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By law, you must:
Maintain all the following types of records for at least 3 years.
Keep these records readily available so we can audit them.
Records you must keep:
Bank trust account records
Duplicate receipt books or receipt journals
Check registers or cash disbursement journals
Validated bank deposit slips
Reconciled bank monthly statement (client liability vs. bank statement)
All canceled checks and voided checks
Client information, including:
Transaction records, including transaction dates, amount received, amount disbursed, current balance, check number, and items covered
Indemnitor's and indemnity agreements
Letters of forfeiture or surrender forms
Letters of demand and affidavits, if surrendered before a forfeiture has occurred
Any written information or communications that may influence the bail bond or collateral
A transaction folder or file containing a copy of all agreements, invoices, billings, and related correspondence for each transaction
Records of all collaterals, securities, or monetary instruments received or held in the bail bond business transactions
Records of training and continuing education for each bail bond agent employed in the agency
Records of exoneration of all bail bond transactions, including:
Court, citation, or case number
Date the bail was issued
The defendant's name, address, and telephone number