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01.13.2021

Guardians and Vaccine Decisions

How should court-appointed guardians handle decisions about the COVID-19 vaccine with their wards? Experts advise: apply the substituted judgment standard. Focus On The Ward’s Wishes and Values Carefully and respectfully making important decisions on behalf…
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Guardians and Vaccine Decisions
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 09.18.2020

Who Is a Conservator? What is a Conservator Bond?

Words like “conservatorship,” “conservator” and  “conservatee” most commonly hit the news when celebrity cases are in motion.  Though these cases might tap our curiosity, we are more likely to find cases down the road, across…
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Who Is a Conservator? What is a Conservator Bond?
Court Bonds 09.15.2020

Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians

The Population Research Bureau projects that by 2060 (just 40 years from now), there will be 95 million Americans older than 65. That’s an increase of 52 million people from 2018! Who will care for…
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Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians
Surety Bonds 09.08.2020

Guardianship of a Minor vs. Guardianship of an Elderly or Incapacitated Person

A Guardianship is a legal procedure used to safeguard people who cannot take care of themselves due to incapacity, disability, or infancy. A court will select a legal guardian to care for the ward. Legal guardians exercise…
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Guardianship of a Minor vs. Guardianship of an Elderly or Incapacitated Person
Court Bonds 06.10.2020

LA County Courthouses Reopen Following COVID-19 Shutdown

Six courthouses across Los Angeles County opened their doors Friday following extended closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Per the L.A. Superior Court, courthouses that have opened are: The Governor George Deukmejan Courthouse; The Hollywood…
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LA County Courthouses Reopen Following COVID-19 Shutdown
Court Bonds 04.15.2020

Supreme Court Relaxes Rule 4-86 Guardianship of Incapacitated Adults

The Supreme Court for the State of New Jersey just announced it is temporarily modifying the process of seeking an adjustment of incapacity of an adult and appointment of a guardian of a person or…
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Supreme Court Relaxes Rule 4-86 Guardianship of Incapacitated Adults
Court Bonds 02.17.2020

Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?

When a guardian is told by the court to purchase a guardianship surety bond, they must obtain the bond in order to serve as a guardian. The guardianship bond is providing protection for the ward….
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Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?
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?