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Court Bonds 11.06.2020

A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred

A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred When an appeals court overturns a judgment, the appellant may be able to recover appeal bond premiums. Consider the case of TCL Communication’s successful appeal of a $110…
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A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred
Court Bonds 11.06.2020

Guardian of the Estate: Understanding the Duties

Court-appointed estate guardians accept significant fiduciary responsibilities. Understand the legal commitment. When Is a Guardian of the Estate Necessary? LegalZoom defines guardianship of adults as: A legal mechanism whereby a suitable person makes important decisions…
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Guardian of the Estate: Understanding the Duties
Court Bonds 11.06.2020

Consider a Trust for Beneficiaries with Special Needs

Estate planning is a daunting challenge in families. It is even harder for families of a loved one with a disability. Arranging for a trust, trustee and trustee bond may be useful—and reassuring. Start With…
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Consider a Trust for Beneficiaries with Special Needs
Court Bonds 10.27.2020

Scams Are On The Rise: Protect The Elderly!

  If you are responsible for the well-being of an elderly person, now is a good time to update safety measures aimed at increasing protection against scams and identity theft. Guardians and Conservators: Take Extra…
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Scams Are On The Rise: Protect The Elderly!
10.24.2020

Guardianship and Guardianship Bonds: Important Updates

When a court orders a guardianship for someone deemed unable to safely make their own decisions, a fiduciary bond is generally required. These court-mandated guardianship bonds are critical and must be obtained quickly from a…
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Guardianship and Guardianship Bonds: Important Updates
Surety Bonds 10.18.2020

Understanding Estates and Estate Bonds: Advice for Families

Understanding Estates and Estate Bonds: Advice for Families “You can’t take it with you”—is frequently cautioned among family and friends. Yet, many of us can’t seem to bring ourselves to plan ahead for our valuables….
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Understanding Estates and Estate Bonds: Advice for Families
Court Bonds 10.18.2020

Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics

Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics If you lose a civil court case, you can try to win by appealing. You will need an appeal bond to guarantee the original judgment. Here is a quick…
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Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics
License & Permit Bonds 10.17.2020

Taking Care of Veterans: Benefit Awareness

New regulations provide support to more of the family caregivers supporting seriously injured veterans. Here are the basics—and important reminders about carefully stewarding all of the benefits veterans have earned. Giving More Family Caregivers Needed…
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Taking Care of Veterans: Benefit Awareness
Court Bonds 10.11.2020

Property Case? Replevin—and a Replevin Bond—Could Help

Across the country, millions of people have moved in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Whether by choice or necessity, moves have been speedy. How can property left behind in haste now be reclaimed? On The…
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Property Case? Replevin—and a Replevin Bond—Could Help