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Surety Bonds 02.26.2020

Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, having a marriage certificate with your life partner is critical. Without it, state intestacy laws do not let an unmarried couple inherit from each other, meaning your close relatives…
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Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning
Surety Bonds 02.24.2020

The Three C’s of Surety Bonding

The underwriting process for surety bonds involve researching and evaluating the risk of bond applicants. Though every surety company creates their own diverse criteria and guidelines for underwriting, the same three basic factors are habitually…
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The Three C’s of Surety Bonding
Surety Bonds 02.23.2020

Does My Startup Really Need a Surety Bond?

Fostering a startup takes exceptional tenacity and patience. From the moment of launch, it is crucial for business pioneers to earn and nurture customer trust and establish legitimacy within the marketplace. One effective method nascent…
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Does My Startup Really Need a Surety Bond?
Surety Bonds 02.17.2020

Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?

When a guardian is told by the court to purchase a guardianship surety bond, it is a common misconception that the guardian is purchasing insurance to protect the guardian themselves. In actuality, the guardianship bond…
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Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?
Surety Bonds 02.13.2020

What are Principals and Obligees in Surety?

Whether you’re starting a business, launching a construction project, or entangled in court, you will need a surety bond to guarantee payment from the surety to the obligee if the principal is unable to meet…
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What are Principals and Obligees in Surety?
Surety Bonds 01.28.2020

Colorado Lost Instrument Bond

In the state of Colorado, a lost instrument surety bond is required to protect against losses of financial securities, like checks, stock certificates, mortgages, certificates of deposits, money orders, bankbooks, unclaimed property, promissory notes, life…
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Colorado Lost Instrument Bond
Surety Bonds 01.27.2020

Which Types of Alabama Public Officials Require a Surety Bond?

Prior to assuming office, myriad Alabama public officials need to file a surety bond as a prerequisite to commencing their term. Below, we will discuss a number of categories of public officials who statutorily require…
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Which Types of Alabama Public Officials Require a Surety Bond?
Surety Bonds 01.26.2020

How to Became a Notary in New Jersey

Becoming a Notary in the state of New Jersey can be a long but rewarding process. The New Jersey Notary commission’s term is five years long and additional costs during the application process can depend…
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How to Became a Notary in New Jersey
Surety Bonds 01.07.2020

How to Start a New Car Dealership

Per Statista, over four million new cars were sold in the United States in just the first quarter of 2018. With the economy booming, people are looking to capitalize and purchase new vehicles. Hence, launching…
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How to Start a New Car Dealership