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Contract Surety 12.14.2018

How the Contract Surety Industry Functions

It’s tough to come up with an overarching description of the contract surety industry. Like the insurance industry its products so resemble, the industry is cyclical. The industry also has a long tail, meaning that a…
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How the Contract Surety Industry Functions
Contract Surety 12.14.2018

What is Contract Surety Underwriting?

When you try to purchase a bid or performance bond, it has to go into “underwriting” before you can actually receive your bond. So what exactly is contract surety underwriting and what goes into the…
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What is Contract Surety Underwriting?
Court Bonds 12.13.2018

Florida Probate Court Personal Representative Bond Requirements

Here’s something you probably didn’t know: when you’re named as a personal representative in a Probate Court case in Florida, the court requires you to purchase an estate bond to protect interested persons in the…
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Florida Probate Court Personal Representative Bond Requirements
Contract Surety 12.10.2018

How to Make Sure Your Subcontractors Finish Their Work

As the construction industry has rebounded since 2008 and continued to grow to this day, the biggest concern in the industry is finding dependable, qualified resources, specifically subcontractors, to work with on new and ongoing…
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How to Make Sure Your Subcontractors Finish Their Work
ERISA 12.06.2018

Why Does Your Plan Need an ERISA Fidelity Bond?

Plans can very easily come under threat. Whether it’s from larceny, forgery, embezzlement, or misappropriation, theft, and fraud are unfortunate facts of plan administration. So how do you protect your plan against those threats of…
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Why Does Your Plan Need an ERISA Fidelity Bond?
Contract Surety 12.04.2018

How to Contract Student Bus Services in New Jersey

Nearly every New Jersey school needs to provide some sort of transportation to get students to and from school. But what are the requirements of contracting student bus and transportation services in New Jersey? And…
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How to Contract Student Bus Services in New Jersey
Surety Bonds 12.03.2018

What is a Surety Bond?

Click here to get a Surety Bond A surety bond may be required for a range of activities including gaining a contractor’s license to appealing a court case to obtaining a mortgage broker license. But…
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What is a Surety Bond?
Contract Surety 12.03.2018

Ontario’s New Construction Act Brings Contract Surety Changes

Ontario’s Bill 142, the province’s new Construction Act, is the largest set of new construction rules the province has seen in 35 years. With the first part of the Act in effect in July 2018, we wanted to…
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Ontario’s New Construction Act Brings Contract Surety Changes
Court Bonds 12.03.2018

What Even Lawyers Don’t Know About New York Surrogate’s Court

The Surrogate’s Court in the State of New York hears cases involving the affairs of decedents, the administration of estates, the probate of wills, and adoptions. But did you know that even lawyers don’t know…
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What Even Lawyers Don’t Know About New York Surrogate’s Court