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Court Bonds 07.12.2024

Summary Administration Explained

  Following the death of a loved one, the debts of the deceased are sorted out in probate court, which then directs the distribution of assets according to the will, or absent a will,  the…
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Summary Administration Explained
Court Bonds 07.12.2024

Things Are Always Changing…

  If you have made an estate plan—good for you! Too many have not. However, you do need to review it every few years–and sooner if there are life changes–or a change in asset status….
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Things Are Always Changing…
Contract Surety 07.12.2024

550 Winning Projects

  The Department of Transportation continues to award road building and other infrastructure projects under the Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) initiative: a recent cycle of grants means a total of 550 builds are now in…
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550 Winning Projects
Contract Surety 07.07.2024

Unexpected Challenges?

  Every contractor can probably point to at least one job during which even an estimate done with great diligence did not sync with emerging customer expectations. Insights from these experiences pave the way to…
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Unexpected Challenges?
Contract Surety 07.07.2024

Building A New Silicon Heartland: Indiana

  Sparked by the $52 billion allocated by the CHIPS Act in 2022, spending in manufacturing has continued to be strong. Joining projects underway across the country is construction of a nearly $4 billion microchip…
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Building A New Silicon Heartland: Indiana
Court Bonds 07.07.2024

Estate Planning and AI?

  Can you use AI for estate planning? Sure. Is it a good idea to rely on AI for estate planning? Most likely not. Solid estate planning requires understanding nuances and tailoring tools, like trust…
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Estate Planning and AI?
Court Bonds 07.07.2024

Reforming Wills and Trusts?

Yes, courts can make changes to a will or trust. However, typically, they are hesitant to do so, in an effort to maintain the integrity of the intentions reflected in them. Nonetheless, reformation can be…
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Reforming Wills and Trusts?
Court Bonds 06.28.2024

What If The Nest Is Never Empty?

  During estate planning, the question of what to do with the family home is often the most important decision to be made, as it frequently represents the most valuable asset to be inherited. Given…
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What If The Nest Is Never Empty?
Court Bonds 06.27.2024

Unmarried Life Partners? Estate Plan!

  While keeping affairs organized is important for all adults, life partners who do not marry need to be especially careful. Without an estate plan, asset distribution is subject to state laws of intestacy, which…
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Unmarried Life Partners? Estate Plan!