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Surety Bonds 01.07.2021

Building Optimism: Anticipating a Dynamic 2021

Despite—and perhaps because of—bumps in the road, the construction industry anticipates a busy and productive year ahead. Reasons For Hope Amidst Challenges Turning the corner into 2021, the challenges of the pandemic and economy continue…
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Building Optimism: Anticipating a Dynamic 2021
Surety Bonds 01.07.2021

Bound for Growth: Home Construction Businesses

With the demand for homes outpacing inventory, now’s a great time to start or expand your contracting business. Understanding the New Demand for Housing In 2020, many people discovered they didn’t need to be close…
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Bound for Growth: Home Construction Businesses
Court Bonds 01.05.2021

What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?

Unfortunately, it sometimes happens. Executor bonds are an important way to protect the beneficiaries named in the will. Confronting Irregularities Ordinarily, as a will is prepared, an executor is named to administer it when the…
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What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?
Court Bonds 01.05.2021

Civil Court Case Appeals: Understanding the Process

The losing party in a civil court case can appeal the decision but is often required to secure an appeal bond. In an appellate court there is no jury—judges review the case for possible errors…
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Civil Court Case Appeals: Understanding the Process
Surety Bonds 01.01.2021

Accelerating Public Works

Because of the pandemic, cities like New York are figuring out how to speed up the building process. Cutting out archaic, bureaucratic processes is becoming a must. The Status Quo Has Got To Go More…
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Accelerating Public Works
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction

At work and at home, we are creating, analyzing and sharing more and more data at faster and faster speeds. Headed into 2021, new storage centers are in high demand. Data Creates Demand for Brick…
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Growth Forecast: Data Center Construction
Surety Bonds 12.31.2020

Commercial Construction Outlook

  The  U.S. Chamber of Commerce finds reason for optimism with the release of the fourth quarter Commercial Construction Index (CCI). Most contractors anticipate the new year will bring sufficient new business, with one in…
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Commercial Construction Outlook
12.31.2020

What’s a Trustee To Do: Facing Volatile Markets

A trustee must follow the prudent investor rule in managing the assets of a trust. Keep in mind: this is a process-based standard—not a performance-based one. Investing Trust Assets Volatile markets present unique challenges to…
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What’s a Trustee To Do: Facing Volatile Markets
12.29.2020

Protecting the Vulnerable: Fiduciary Duties and Bonds Explained

Protecting the Vulnerable: Fiduciary Duties and Bonds Explained When someone cannot make sound decisions for themselves, a court can appoint a fiduciary to do so. Often, courts require fiduciary bonds to protect “the ward.” Safeguarding…
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Protecting the Vulnerable: Fiduciary Duties and Bonds Explained