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Court Bonds 07.17.2019

Trusts Can Benefit Special Needs Children in New Jersey

Most people are aware of trusts as devices that hold assets or funds for the benefit of children of wealthy people. But a trust in New Jersey can benefit a special needs child as well! Once…
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Trusts Can Benefit Special Needs Children in New Jersey
Court Bonds 07.16.2019

The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process

The New Jersey rules for filing for guardianship are rather complex and extensive. As a result of amendments to the state court rules made effective on September 1, 2016, guardianship petitions must be initiated using specific forms prepared by…
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The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process
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 07.15.2019

Set Up Trusts to Ensure Finances Are Used How You Would Like

Setting up a last will and testament directs where and to whom your money goes, but it does not detail how exactly your assets are to be used overall. Estate executors may then determine what…
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Set Up Trusts to Ensure Finances Are Used How You Would Like
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

Powers of California Trustees

In California, if you are named a trustee, you have the power to collect, hold, and retain trust property until the trust property should be disposed of according to the judgment of the trustee. Even…
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Powers of California Trustees
Court Bonds 07.02.2019

The California Civil Appeal Process

When you appeal a civil case in California, the appeal court will determine primarily whether the trial court made an error of law that changed the outcome of the trial court case or whether there was…
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The California Civil Appeal Process