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Court Bonds 06.26.2019

Calendaring of New York Appeals

How does a case get on the calendar of an Appellate Division Court in New York State? The Court is in session for nine terms per year, with the June term reserved for appeals among…
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Calendaring of New York Appeals
Court Bonds 06.26.2019

New VA Fiduciary Regulations Implemented

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has updated its regulations regarding oversight of VA beneficiaries and appointment and oversight of VA fiduciaries for said beneficiaries. The new regulations have made fiduciary rules consistent…
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New VA Fiduciary Regulations Implemented
License & Permit Bonds 06.26.2019

How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New Jersey

So you are looking to become a mortgage broker in New Jersey. How do you do it and what requirements must you meet to become a licensed mortgage broker in New Jersey? Mortgage broker licenses…
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How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New Jersey
Court Bonds 06.25.2019

The Difference Between Guardianship and Custody

Guardianship and custody can both involve the act of taking some amount of care for a child, but there are key differences between the two. Custody is something you can only have of a minor child. Guardianship,…
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The Difference Between Guardianship and Custody
Court Bonds 06.25.2019

VA Benefit Fund Protection

According to 38 CFR § 13.230, within 60 days of the appointment as a Veterans Affairs fiduciary, the fiduciary must purchase a surety bond conditioned upon faithfully performing the fiduciary’s duties according to Section 13.140…
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VA Benefit Fund Protection
Court Bonds 06.25.2019

Tips For Gaining Conservatorship

Attaining a conservatorship for a loved one can be a tough but necessary endeavor, with healthcare facilities playing an important role in determining who is able to have a conservatorship in place. Attending physicians often…
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Tips For Gaining Conservatorship
Court Bonds 06.25.2019

“Blockbuster” Judgments Often Overturned on Appeal

Many states have opted to adopt caps on the maximum amount of an appeal or supersedeas bond, often due to the notion of justice and allowing more people the chance to appeal. This is especially…
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“Blockbuster” Judgments Often Overturned on Appeal
License & Permit Bonds 06.20.2019

How to Open New and Used Car Dealerships in New Jersey

In order to open new and used car dealership in New Jersey and obtain a long term leasing license, you have to meet a number of criteria. First, you have to supply evidence of an…
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How to Open New and Used Car Dealerships in New Jersey
Court Bonds 06.20.2019

Which Assets are Subject to Probate in New Jersey Surrogate’s Court?

It can often be confusing to figure out which of a deceased testator’s assets are subject to probate. Here is a handy guide to figuring out which assets are required to go through probate in…
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Which Assets are Subject to Probate in New Jersey Surrogate’s Court?