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Court Bonds 02.08.2019

How is an Estate Administrator Chosen?

One main purpose of writing a will is to choose who will serve as the executor of your estate. But what happens if someone dies without a will? The court can appoint an administrator or…
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How is an Estate Administrator Chosen?
Court Bonds 02.06.2019

Take Appeal & Supersedeas Bonds Into Account At Start of Cases

When attorneys start thinking about a pending legal case, they’re usually thinking about the evidence they have on their side, legal precedent, or the credibility of their witnesses. It’s pretty safe to say they’re not…
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Take Appeal & Supersedeas Bonds Into Account At Start of Cases
Court Bonds 02.06.2019

Closing the Estate & Estate Surety Bonds in New Jersey

Administrators of intestate estates or executors under a will are required, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 3B:10-23, to settle and distribute an estate “as expeditiously and efficiently as is consistent with the best interest of the estate.”…
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Closing the Estate & Estate Surety Bonds in New Jersey
Court Bonds 01.15.2019

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Now Allow 30 Days for Appeal Bond

Effective December 1, 2018, several changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were enacted, including rules mandating electronic service and filing for persons represented by counsel, establishing a national signature standard for electronic filing…
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Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Now Allow 30 Days for Appeal Bond
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
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
Court Bonds 11.02.2018

Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know

A receiver is a person appointed by the court to receive assets, property, and control of a company pending final decision of a lawsuit. A receiver may be required to obtain a receiver bond to…
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Receiver Bonds: What You Need to Know
Court Bonds 11.02.2018

Referee Bonds: What You Need to Know

A referee is a person appointed by a court to sell real estate or other assets at issue in a litigation. A referee may be required to obtain a referee bond to secure the referee’s…
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Referee Bonds: What You Need to Know
Court Bonds 11.02.2018

Trustee Bonds: What You Need to Know

A trust is a document created by a settlor that provides how property and assets within a trust are managed and distributed to trust beneficiaries. A trustee bond protects the interests of the trust beneficiaries…
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Trustee Bonds: What You Need to Know