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Court Bonds 07.02.2019

What do California Legal Document Assistants Do?

California legal document assistants, or LDAs, are legal professionals who are authorized to prepare legal documents such as probate documents for clients. They are not lawyers but are there to assist clients seeking to navigate…
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What do California Legal Document Assistants Do?
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A VA Fiduciary’s Duties

Many involved with the military are aware of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs but what exactly is the Department of Veterans Affairs fiduciary program and what are the duties of those fiduciaries? The…
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A VA Fiduciary’s Duties
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New York Estate Executor Restrictions

When a deceased person dies with a will, an executor is appointed to manage their estate. They have to faithfully perform their duties and work for the interests of the estate and its beneficiaries. But…
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New York Estate Executor Restrictions
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Managing a VA Beneficiary’s Funds

So you have been appointed as a VA fiduciary by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Did you know that you have specific responsibilities when it comes to managing your VA beneficiary’s funds? VA fiduciaries have…
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Managing a VA Beneficiary’s Funds
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Conservatorship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled

Formerly competent adults in the State of Michigan who lose the ability to take care of themselves properly are often appointed conservators or guardians to care of the incapacitated person and their property. The conservator…
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Conservatorship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
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VA Beneficiary Rights

In most cases, Veterans Affairs beneficiaries are able to manage their own VA benefits. However, if a beneficiary is incapacitated by minority, injury, disease, or advanced age related reasons, the VA may conclude that that…
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VA Beneficiary Rights
Court Bonds 07.01.2019

When Does a Conservatorship End?

When someone is deemed to be unable to care for him or herself, another person is able to petition a probate court for control over their affairs. That control is a conservatorship (or guardianship, depending…
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When Does a Conservatorship End?
Court Bonds 06.27.2019

Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled

Adults who were formerly competent but are now disabled or “incapacitated,” meaning they lose the ability to take care of themselves, may need to have a guardian appointed to make informed decisions for them. Guardians…
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Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
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How to Appeal a Civil Case in New Jersey

Filing an appeal of an unwanted trial court civil judgment can be a daunting task. What exactly do you have to do to appeal a case in New Jersey courts? Generally, the first thing that…
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How to Appeal a Civil Case in New Jersey