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Court Bonds 06.15.2020

Hawaii District Courts Resume Some Cases Monday

Oahu state district courts will restart some courtroom activities this week, according to the Hawaii Judiciary. Activities deemed “official court business”, such as business and court proceedings with the traffic Violations Bureau and the Legal…
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Hawaii District Courts Resume Some Cases Monday
Court Bonds 06.15.2020

NYC and Brooklyn Courts Reopen

Court is now in session! Following a three-month long closure of courtrooms throughout New York City and Brooklyn, courthouses are now allowed to open their doors, Chief Judge Janet DiFIore announced this week. Almost every…
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NYC and Brooklyn Courts Reopen
Court Bonds 06.15.2020

NJ Courts to Soon Resume for Limited Matters

Courthouses across the Garden State are planning to resume operations in late June to permit some legal cases to start in-person under a “post-pandemic” plan signed off this week by the New Jersey Supreme Court….
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NJ Courts to Soon Resume for Limited Matters
Court Bonds 06.10.2020

Iowa’s Adult and Minor Conservatorships Law: What You Need to Know

The Iowa Legislature passed the House File 610 last year, transforming the way conservatorships for minor children and adults are handled in the state. The novel law, which took effect January 1st of this year,…
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Iowa’s Adult and Minor Conservatorships Law: What You Need to Know
Court Bonds 06.10.2020

LA County Courthouses Reopen Following COVID-19 Shutdown

Six courthouses across Los Angeles County opened their doors Friday following extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the L.A. Superior Court, courthouses that have opened are: The Governor George Deukmejan Courthouse; The Hollywood…
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LA County Courthouses Reopen Following COVID-19 Shutdown
Court Bonds 06.05.2020

Long Island Courts Begin Phased-in Opening Process

On Tuesday, May 26, courts across Long Island resumed operations for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown. Starting on Wednesday, May 27th, counties like Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, and Westchester enacted a gradual phased-in…
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Long Island Courts Begin Phased-in Opening Process
Court Bonds 06.05.2020

3 Highly-Effective Estate Planning Strategies

Adversity, particularly during a pandemic, is unfortunately commonplace in life. Hence, taking care of your family in the unfortunate event something unexpected happens to you must be translated in a carefully, well-laid out strategy. To…
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3 Highly-Effective Estate Planning Strategies
Court Bonds 06.04.2020

COVID-19 Places Significant Importance on Estate Planning

As the coronavirus pandemic reshapes our world, we have to correctly prepare for the future and its uncertainty. This includes placing estate planning at the top of your priority list. In the midst of this…
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COVID-19 Places Significant Importance on Estate Planning
Court Bonds 06.02.2020

Some California Courts Begin Reopening

Courts across California are gradually beginning to reopen as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted in certain areas throughout the state. These restrictions were set in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus and protect the…
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Some California Courts Begin Reopening