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Court Bonds 07.15.2019

Estate Executors vs. Trustees

A deceased person’s estate may have an executor and a trustee, but the two of them serve different purposes even if they can often be appointed at the same time. What are the differences between the two…
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Estate Executors vs. Trustees
Court Bonds 07.15.2019

Surety Bonds Ensure that Estates are Managed Honestly

Estate administrators and executors have a lot of duties in managing estates. They are accountable to all who have claims on a deceased person’s assets. They have to pay claims filed against the estate with estate assets….
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Surety Bonds Ensure that Estates are Managed Honestly
Court Bonds 07.13.2019

New Jersey Estate Executor Requirements

State of New Jersey statutes do not lay out particular requirements in order to be named an estate executor in the State of New Jersey. Essentially, it just has to be an adult. The court will then…
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New Jersey Estate Executor Requirements
Court Bonds 07.08.2019

New York’s Small Estate Probate Exception

In the State of New York, there are simplified probate procedures if the estate at issue is small enough. Probate property and assets sent through this process will be able to pass more easily and at greater…
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New York’s Small Estate Probate Exception
Court Bonds 07.02.2019

What do California Legal Document Assistants Do?

California legal document assistants, or LDAs, are legal professionals who are authorized to prepare legal documents such as probate documents for clients. They are not lawyers but are there to assist clients seeking to navigate…
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What do California Legal Document Assistants Do?
Court Bonds 07.02.2019

New York Estate Executor Restrictions

When a deceased person dies with a will, an executor is appointed to manage their estate. They have to faithfully perform their duties and work for the interests of the estate and its beneficiaries. But…
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New York Estate Executor Restrictions
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?
Court Bonds 06.18.2019

Common New York Surrogate’s Court Proceedings

Surrogate’s Courts are established in each county in the State of New York to hear cases regarding how to sort out the affairs and assets of people who have died. But Surrogate’s Courts in New…
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Common New York Surrogate’s Court Proceedings
Court Bonds 06.18.2019

The California Probate Process

In California Probate Court, if your assets are required to go through probate, the first step in the process is for an executor or administrator to be appointed as the personal representative. If the deceased…
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The California Probate Process