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Court Bonds 02.25.2021

Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, March 2, 2021 Colonial Surety Company is excited to launch the newest addition in a growing portfolio of digital, direct-to-customer, bond, and insurance products. As an insurtech innovator, Colonial is advancing a…
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Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys
Court Bonds 02.11.2021

When Can a Will Be Contested?

Just as family conflicts and miscommunications can be a challenge in life, so too can they create difficulties upon death. Read on for practical, expert advice for those who may feel they have been slighted…
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When Can a Will Be Contested?
Court Bonds 02.11.2021

An Annual Checkup You Really Can Do For Yourself

If you have made a will or trust—good for you! But, if it is outdated, it may cause a lot of headaches down the road. Here’s a quick way to assess potential updates needed.  Time…
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An Annual Checkup You Really Can Do For Yourself
Court Bonds 09.10.2019

Texas Probate Surety Bonds

County courts in Texas require probate surety bonds when the court appoints someone to handle a deceased person’s estate or often when a will names someone as an estate executor. These bonds are required to…
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Texas Probate Surety Bonds
Court Bonds 09.05.2019

A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate

How your property is owned can have a very large impact on whether it has to pass through probate in order for it to be passed down to your estate beneficiaries. If a property is…
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A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate

Going through probate can be a long process. But it’s not always necessary if you properly plan ahead. For example, not all bank and retirement accounts have to go through probate. If you name a…
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Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate

Passing estates through the probate process can cost you and your estate a large amount in fees while causing your loved ones to have to wait until the resolution of the process to receive the…
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Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.22.2019

Guide to Probate in Texas

In Texas, when a person dies and leaves property that hasn’t been transferred to someone else through a trust, wasn’t owned via joint ownership with a right of survivorship, or isn’t subject to direct payments…
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Guide to Probate in Texas
Court Bonds 08.22.2019

Can You Avoid Probate?

Probate is a long and arduous process for an estate, so it becomes only natural to wonder if proper estate planning can help an estate fully avoid probate. It is possible, though you have to…
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Can You Avoid Probate?