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License & Permit Bonds 03.27.2020

Governor Murphy Launches Statewide Closure of all Non-Essential Retail Businesses

On March 21, 2020, to reduce the risk of COVID-19 to fellow New Jerseyeans, Govenor Phil Murphy released Executive Order 107 instructing all Garden State residents to stay in their homes until further notice. The…
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Governor Murphy Launches Statewide Closure of all Non-Essential Retail Businesses
License & Permit Bonds 03.27.2020

Construction Deemed “Essential” in New York

To help fend off the nascent coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the state of New York has halted all but “essential” statewide services. Gyms, restaurants, bars and various other businesses are closing their doors to comply with…
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Construction Deemed “Essential” in New York
License & Permit Bonds 03.27.2020

COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects

Due to the New York State Department of Transportation having received numerous requests from the construction industry asking if consultants, contractors, material and service suppliers are deemed exempt from the reduction in workforce requirements from…
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COVID-19 Guidance for Current NYSDOT Construction Projects
License & Permit Bonds 03.21.2020

What to Do When Purchasing a Car Without a Title

When purchasing a novel vehicle, you must confirm it is the correct make and model at an affordable price for your budget. Just as importantly, you must make sure the car’s valid title is encompassed…
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What to Do When Purchasing a Car Without a Title
License & Permit Bonds 03.19.2020

Freight Broker License Requirements

Freight brokers must obtain a license by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The license, known as Motor Carrier Operating Authority or MC Authority, allows people to officially operate as a freight broker. Freight…
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Freight Broker License Requirements
License & Permit Bonds 03.17.2020

Why Do You Need a Mortgage Broker Bond?

Mortgage broker bonds are required to obtain a mortgage broker license in most states, with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System overseeing mortgage broker licensure. But why exactly do you need to purchase a mortgage broker bond?…
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Why Do You Need a Mortgage Broker Bond?
License & Permit Bonds 03.13.2020

What is a New York Milk Dealer Bond?

In order to acquire a milk dealer license, milk dealers must purchase a surety bond. Milk dealers are people, including corporations, subsidiaries and affiliates of said corporations, who buy, manage or sell milk, or negotiate…
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What is a New York Milk Dealer Bond?
License & Permit Bonds 03.12.2020

How to Get An Arizona Contractor’s License

What does it take to get a contractor’s license in the state of Arizona? It’s actually more involved than you may think. If you’re looking to complete working requiring this type of license, there are…
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How to Get An Arizona Contractor’s License
License & Permit Bonds 03.09.2020

How to Get Your Dental License in California

If you recent graduated from university with your DDS, your next step most likely is to obtain licensure as a dentist in the Golden State.  There are three ways you can obtain your license. The…
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How to Get Your Dental License in California