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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
Court Bonds 06.02.2020

Delaware Courts Launch Phased Reopening

Delaware officials have crafted a phased reopening plan to resume court operations as soon as possible. Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Collins J. Seitz announced the plan to the public, sliced into four phases. Phase…
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Delaware Courts Launch Phased Reopening
Court Bonds 05.29.2020

Maryland Judiciary Releases Steps to Soon Reopen Courts

Starting October of this year, courtrooms in the state of Maryland are hoping to fully continue lingering legal operations in a phased-in strategy that could take the entire summer. Though many court proceedings have been…
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Maryland Judiciary Releases Steps to Soon Reopen Courts
Court Bonds 05.26.2020

Courts Soon to Reopen from COVID-19 Restrictions

Courtrooms across the country are inching closer and closer towards opening their doors as coronavirus restrictions begin to be lifted. Places like Southern California, whose courthouse maneuvers have been paused to slow the spread of…
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Courts Soon to Reopen from COVID-19 Restrictions
Court Bonds 04.15.2020

Supreme Court Relaxes Rule 4-86 Guardianship of Incapacitated Adults

The Supreme Court for the State of New Jersey just announced it is temporarily modifying the process of seeking an adjustment of incapacity of an adult and appointment of a guardian of a person or…
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Supreme Court Relaxes Rule 4-86 Guardianship of Incapacitated Adults
Court Bonds 02.27.2020

What is a Replevin Bond?

Imagine you recently moved out of your old apartment into a new pad. However, your former landlord decided to keep some of your personal property in return for rent not being paid. What action can…
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What is a Replevin Bond?
Court Bonds 02.19.2020

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 is…
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Conservatorship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
Court Bonds 02.14.2020

What is a Court Bond and How Do You Get One?

Court bonds are surety bonds required to pursue an action in a court of law. The term “court bond” is actually an umbrella term encompassing a multitude of different bonds found in the court system….
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What is a Court Bond and How Do You Get One?
Court Bonds 02.05.2020

What is the Purpose of an Appeal Bond?

When appealing a lower court’s unfavorable judgement, appeal and supersedeas bonds can seem like an onerous obstacle to hurdle. However, there are numerous reasons why these bonds exist and, in fact, are necessary. Appeal bonds…
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What is the Purpose of an Appeal Bond?