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Court Bonds 02.02.2021

Estate Planning: What About Digital Assets?

  Well, that’s a question our grandparents never had to deal with! Now that we live so much of life in the digital space, it’s important to consider our digital assets when making estate plans….
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Estate Planning: What About Digital Assets?
Court Bonds 01.27.2021

Court Ruling on Holographic Will in Texas

What can happen when someone dies without a will—but has left a hand written note expressing intentions for the distribution of assets? Read on to explore what happened in a recent case in Texas.  Understanding…
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Court Ruling on Holographic Will in Texas
Court Bonds 01.05.2021

What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?

Unfortunately, it sometimes happens. Executor bonds are an important way to protect the beneficiaries named in the will. Confronting Irregularities Ordinarily, as a will is prepared, an executor is named to administer it when the…
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What If The Will’s Executor Steals from Beneficiaries?
Court Bonds 12.19.2020

Court Appointed Executors: Bound To Report

When a probate court appoints an executor to administer the estate of someone who has died, diligent reporting is required. Public Record Core to the probate process is accounting for a deceased person’s assets and…
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Court Appointed Executors: Bound To Report
Court Bonds 09.08.2020

What Happens When a Will Names No Beneficiaries?

Are there any consequences of initialing a will that does not include any beneficiaries? If your will does not encompass crystal clear instructions on who should keep your personal assets, under state law, your assets…
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What Happens When a Will Names No Beneficiaries?
Surety Bonds 12.05.2019

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Put off Estate Planning

When you think of “estate planning”, you may imagine yourself in advanced age, sitting with your attorney as you carefully divide up your assets for your loved ones. However, putting off estate planning until your…
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3 Reasons Why You Should Not Put off Estate Planning