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Court Bonds 11.19.2020

Understanding Probate Court and Probate Bonds

Many people have their first—and sometimes only—experience with the law in a probate court. Here is what to anticipate if you find yourself there—and in need of a probate bond as well. What Is Probate…
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Understanding Probate Court and Probate Bonds
Court Bonds 11.17.2020

The Importance of Appeal Bonds

If you lose a court case and are ordered to pay money to the winning party, an appeal bond can enable you to defer payment while you pursue your case in an appellate court. Staying…
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The Importance of Appeal Bonds
11.13.2020

Sign of Growth: $945 Million New Train Line Underway In Indiana

Inspired by big thinking and collaborative funding agreements, construction is underway on a $945 million commuter train line in Indiana. Making New Connections Toward construction of an 8-mile commuter train line—the West Lake Corridor Project—a…
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Sign of Growth: $945 Million New Train Line Underway In Indiana
Contract Surety 11.13.2020

Changes Coming for the Contractor Evaluation System At NYC MTA

The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is considering a revamp of the current evaluation system for contractors. How will everyone be satisfied? Dissatisfaction with the Current System Currently, contractors with $250,000 or more…
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Changes Coming for the Contractor Evaluation System At NYC MTA
Court Bonds 11.12.2020

Naming an Executor To Carry Out Your Will

When you make plans for your loved ones and assets, ensure your intentions are carried out properly by carefully choosing an executor for your will. Understanding the Role of An Executor If you are establishing…
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Naming an Executor To Carry Out Your Will
Surety Bonds 11.06.2020

Home Improvement: Growth Predicted

  The repair and renovation of homes has been in full swing during the pandemic. Experts predict this trend will continue. Now’s the time to start or expand your company. Analyzing the Trend The U.S….
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Home Improvement: Growth Predicted
Contract Surety 11.06.2020

Bid Bonds: A Cautionary Tale

What could happen when you use the wrong bid bond form for a federal contract? The bid could be rejected. Ouch! Deemed Non-responsive Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a decision concerning the use…
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Bid Bonds: A Cautionary Tale
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
Surety Bonds 11.06.2020

Travel Agencies: increased Business Ahead?

Many of us are longing for a get-away and even researching the possibilities for the year ahead. With the logistics of safe travel top of mind, more people are likely to seek expertise from travel…
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Travel Agencies: increased Business Ahead?