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Court Bonds 09.18.2020

Who Is a Conservator? What is a Conservator Bond?

Words like “conservatorship,” “conservator” and  “conservatee” most commonly hit the news when celebrity cases are in motion.  Though these cases might tap our curiosity, we are more likely to find cases down the road, across…
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Who Is a Conservator? What is a Conservator Bond?
Court Bonds 09.15.2020

Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians

The Population Research Bureau projects that by 2060 (just 40 years from now), there will be 95 million Americans older than 65. That’s an increase of 52 million people from 2018! Who will care for…
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Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians
Surety Bonds 09.10.2020

Executing A Will: Are You Ready?

If a family member or friend has asked you to execute their estate for them upon their death, chances are that, like most people, you said, “of course” without really thinking about your duties. Understandable….
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Executing A Will: Are You Ready?
Court Bonds 09.08.2020

What Happens When a Will Names No Beneficiaries?

Are there any consequences of initialing a will that does not include any beneficiaries? If your will does not encompass crystal clear instructions on who should keep your personal assets, under state law, your assets…
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What Happens When a Will Names No Beneficiaries?
Court Bonds 08.31.2020

What You Need to Know About New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds

Individuals chosen to be fiduciaries, administrators, and executors within the Empire State are typically required to post a surety bond. Surrogate’s courts require fiduciaries to obtain such a bond to safeguard the interests and affairs of the…
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What You Need to Know About New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds
Court Bonds 08.24.2020

How Does an Appeal Bond Work?

If you just lost your case, you may be feeling like there is nothing you can do to change the court’s decision. However, this is not necessarily the case! You may have the right to…
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How Does an Appeal Bond Work?
Court Bonds 08.10.2020

Planning Your Legacy: Understanding the Difference Between a Trust and a Will

It is a no-brainer that in the event of your departure from this lifetime, you will want your family to be protected and well taken care of. Having a solid plan in place that confirms…
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Planning Your Legacy: Understanding the Difference Between a Trust and a Will
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