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Surety Bonds 09.17.2020

Got a Hobby? Get Licensed and You May Have a Business Too!

Everyone has activities they enjoy doing—and the variety is fun to consider. Perhaps you enjoy whipping up artisanal cocktails to share with friends. Or, maybe you can’t wait to go fishing in your free time….
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Got a Hobby? Get Licensed and You May Have a Business Too!
Court Bonds 09.15.2020

Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians

The Population Research Bureau projects that by 2060 (just 40 years from now), there will be 95 million Americans older than 65. That’s an increase of 52 million people from 2018! Who will care for…
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Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians
Surety Bonds 09.10.2020

Executing A Will: Are You Ready?

If a family member or friend has asked you to execute their estate for them upon their death, chances are that, like most people, you said, “of course” without really thinking about your duties. Understandable….
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Executing A Will: Are You Ready?
09.10.2020

Public Protection: Notaries and Notary Bonds Explained

Notaries Public witness so many of our life-changing decisions, such as powers of attorney, estate, prenuptial agreements, real estate transactions and many other activities that enable our civil society to operate.  Given the seriousness of their…
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Public Protection: Notaries and Notary Bonds Explained
Surety Bonds 09.08.2020

Guardianship of a Minor vs. Guardianship of an Elderly or Incapacitated Person

A Guardianship is a legal procedure used to safeguard people who cannot take care of themselves due to incapacity, disability, or infancy. A court will select a legal guardian to care for the ward. Legal guardians exercise…
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Guardianship of a Minor vs. Guardianship of an Elderly or Incapacitated Person
Surety Bonds 08.24.2020

What Counts as a Lost Instrument?

A lost instrument bond, also known as a lost deed or a lost note bond, is required for a misplaced or stolen financial instrument. Before financial institutions issue a replacement of the missing instrument, they may require…
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What Counts as a Lost Instrument?
Surety Bonds 08.18.2020

How Do I Become a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)?

What does it take to achieve the status of a Registered Investment Advisor or an RIA? According to Investopedia, individuals who are eager to work as “independent financial advisors to individual investors, to manage assets…
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How Do I Become a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)?
Surety Bonds 08.11.2020

Bribery Probe Accuses Councilman of Corruption

In a recent Los Angeles court hearing involving an ongoing federal bribery probe, a city councilman is currently facing charges including money laundering and lying to federal agents. Prosecutors claim there was a wide-ranging criminal…
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Bribery Probe Accuses Councilman of Corruption
License & Permit Bonds 07.17.2020

Pennsylvania Governor Issues New Guidelines for Bars & Restaurants

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf of Pennsylvania launched a new set of guidelines set to go in effect on July 16. Per a press release from the Governor’s office, alcohol can only be served for on-premises…
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Pennsylvania Governor Issues New Guidelines for Bars & Restaurants