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Court Bonds 04.18.2024

Trusts: Separate and Unique Entities

  Under the eyes of the law, trusts are separate and unique entities, and this is why they are incredibly useful estate planning tools. Trusts can be set up to accomplish a variety of goals….
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Trusts: Separate and Unique Entities
Contract Surety 04.18.2024

Extreme Weather: Transportation Resilience

  As incidents of extreme weather continue to make news around the country, it’s clear that many of our surface transportation systems are not up to the challenge. Increasing resilience in the face of everything…
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Extreme Weather: Transportation Resilience
Contract Surety 04.18.2024

Good Building Sites?

  Are they all gone? Yes, no, maybe? While it’s true that dream sites on untouched land are scarce, that doesn’t mean there are no good building sites available. It does make it increasingly worthwhile to…
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Good Building Sites?
Court Bonds 04.15.2024

Executing A Will: Duties Explained

  Creating a will is an important way to organize affairs and prevent loved ones from having excess stress when we die. At the time a will is made, a trusted individual is designated to…
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Executing A Will: Duties Explained
Court Bonds 04.15.2024

Wealth Transfer: OutRight Or In Trust?

  As Baby Boomers transfer trillions to younger generations, there are many decisions to be made, not just about what estate planning tools to use (wills or trusts) but about fundamentals, like whether to make…
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Wealth Transfer: OutRight Or In Trust?
Court Bonds 04.03.2024

Rainy Days Continue For Prince’s Estate

  When music legend Prince died unexpectedly in 2016, it took six years for relations and business associates to come to agreement over his assets and affairs. The plans, announced in 2022, would have allowed…
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Rainy Days Continue For Prince’s Estate
Court Bonds 04.03.2024

Probate Dispute?

  Ordinarily, probate court matters are routine, and may include admitting wills, greenlighting executors and ensuring creditors and beneficiaries receive the appropriate notifications in a timely manner. Sometimes disputes, such as will contests or claims…
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Probate Dispute?
Contract Surety 03.28.2024

Manufacturing Construction: Batteries!

  Manufacturing construction remains strong. Interestingly, for example, though current demand for electrical vehicles lags, construction of the manufacturing plants needed to produce the batteries is hopping. Analysts say it’s all about taking the long…
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Manufacturing Construction: Batteries!
Contract Surety 03.28.2024

Office Building Conversions

  Vacant office buildings became a thing–fast–during the height of COVID-19, and offices never really filled back up, or returned to “normal,” despite the hopes of employers and realtors. Around the country, construction is underway…
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Office Building Conversions