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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
Court Bonds 06.18.2019

Duties of a California Personal Representative

When a personal representative is appointed in California Probate Court, they have multiple duties they must fulfill. First of all, the personal representative, decide whether there are any assets that need to go through probate…
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Duties of a California Personal Representative
Court Bonds 05.07.2019

Why Do Courts Require Surety Bonds?

Court bonds, such as appeal bonds, may be required in court proceedings to enable a party to pursue a remedy in court. Fiduciary bonds guarantee the faithful performance of court appointed fiduciaries such as executors,…
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Why Do Courts Require Surety Bonds?
Court Bonds 04.11.2019

Executors in New York Surrogate’s Court May Need Surety Bonds

In New York Surrogate’s Court, it’s not uncommon for boilerplate language to be written into a will that waives the requirement for an Executor to have to purchase an estate surety bond to protect the…
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Executors in New York Surrogate’s Court May Need Surety Bonds
Court Bonds 04.11.2019

Guidelines for Executors

When you’re named the executor of a will, you have to manage the affairs and settling of an estate. You have to initiate court procedures and help pay off creditors using the deceased’s assets. So…
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Guidelines for Executors
Court Bonds 04.11.2019

The Probate Process With a Will

When a person dies, they may or may not die with a last will and testament. When someone dies without a will, or intestate, property is distributed according to state probate law. However, when someone…
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The Probate Process With a Will