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Court Bonds 11.17.2020

The Importance of Appeal Bonds

If you lose a court case and are ordered to pay money to the winning party, an appeal bond can enable you to defer payment while you pursue your case in an appellate court. Staying…
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The Importance of Appeal Bonds
Court Bonds 11.06.2020

A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred

A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred When an appeals court overturns a judgment, the appellant may be able to recover appeal bond premiums. Consider the case of TCL Communication’s successful appeal of a $110…
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A Successful Appeal—and Recovery of Costs Incurred
Court Bonds 11.06.2020

Guardian of the Estate: Understanding the Duties

Court-appointed estate guardians accept significant fiduciary responsibilities. Understand the legal commitment. When Is a Guardian of the Estate Necessary? LegalZoom defines guardianship of adults as: A legal mechanism whereby a suitable person makes important decisions…
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Guardian of the Estate: Understanding the Duties
Court Bonds 11.06.2020

Consider a Trust for Beneficiaries with Special Needs

Estate planning is a daunting challenge in families. It is even harder for families of a loved one with a disability. Arranging for a trust, trustee and trustee bond may be useful—and reassuring. Start With…
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Consider a Trust for Beneficiaries with Special Needs
10.24.2020

Guardianship and Guardianship Bonds: Important Updates

When a court orders a guardianship for someone deemed unable to safely make their own decisions, a fiduciary bond is generally required. These court-mandated guardianship bonds are critical and must be obtained quickly from a…
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Guardianship and Guardianship Bonds: Important Updates
Court Bonds 10.18.2020

Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics

Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics If you lose a civil court case, you can try to win by appealing. You will need an appeal bond to guarantee the original judgment. Here is a quick…
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Understanding Appeal Bonds: Know The Basics
Court Bonds 10.11.2020

Property Case? Replevin—and a Replevin Bond—Could Help

Across the country, millions of people have moved in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Whether by choice or necessity, moves have been speedy. How can property left behind in haste now be reclaimed? On The…
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Property Case? Replevin—and a Replevin Bond—Could Help
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?
Court Bonds 08.31.2020

What You Need to Know About New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds

Individuals chosen to be fiduciaries, administrators, and executors within the Empire State are typically required to post a surety bond. Surrogate’s courts require fiduciaries to obtain such a bond to safeguard the interests and affairs of the…
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What You Need to Know About New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds