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Court Bonds 03.09.2021

Paying The Bills: Administering Your Affairs

   Ever felt like your bills have a life of their own? It’s not so far-fetched a thought, since upon death, they keep coming—and need to be paid. Here are some tips for settling affairs….
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Paying The Bills: Administering Your Affairs
Court Bonds 03.09.2021

Understanding Executor De Son Tort

  Literally, these words mean: executor of one’s own wrong. In estate law, the phrase is used when someone who has not been authorized to administer an estate becomes involved in doing so. Executors: The…
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Understanding Executor De Son Tort
Court Bonds 03.04.2021

The Value of an Inherited Home in The Airbnb Era

An empty home might be a valuable source of steady, monthly income for family members, friends or other beneficiaries. Are they allowed to rent it out upon the death of a loved one?  Follow The…
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The Value of an Inherited Home in The Airbnb Era
Court Bonds 03.04.2021

Understanding the Essential Duties of a Trustee

Just as the word implies, a trustee is a person entrusted with assets intended for the benefit of others. Specifically, as Investopedia explains: A trust is a fiduciary relationship in which one party, known as a trustor,…
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Understanding the Essential Duties of a Trustee
Court Bonds 02.25.2021

Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, March 2, 2021 Colonial Surety Company is excited to launch the newest addition in a growing portfolio of digital, direct-to-customer, bond, and insurance products. As an insurtech innovator, Colonial is advancing a…
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Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys
Court Bonds 02.24.2021

Injunctions As a Remedy During Divorce Proceedings

  What happens when a married couple is divorcing, owns a business and is disputing who controls it—and the assets? One legal remedy that can help is an injunction. What’s An Injunction? Injunctions are often…
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Injunctions As a Remedy During Divorce Proceedings
Court Bonds 02.24.2021

Be Prepared: How To Execute a Will

If a loved one or friend has asked you to execute their will, chances are, like most people, you’ve said yes. Now what?  Understanding the Duties of an Executor  Executing a will is a legal…
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Be Prepared: How To Execute a Will
Court Bonds 02.16.2021

Probate Court: Administering Unsettled Affairs

Usually, when someone dies, probate court is notified by a friend or family member, so that the affairs of the deceased can be settled—and assets distributed. What if no one notifies the court to initiate…
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Probate Court: Administering Unsettled Affairs
Court Bonds 02.16.2021

Legally Appointed Guardians for the Elderly

When an elderly loved one can’t make sound decisions, legal guardianship may be a helpful option. Understand the process of appointing a guardian and the role of the guardian. In An Ideal World It would…
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Legally Appointed Guardians for the Elderly