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Cyber 07.23.2019

New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement

New York State officials announced that the State of New York will receive just over $19 million from Equifax’s settlement after its 2017 data breach exposed the data of nearly 150 million people. Nearly 8.5…
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New York to Receive $19 Million in Equifax Data Breach Settlement
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
License & Permit Bonds 07.01.2019

How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New York

Anyone looking to become a mortgage broker in New York has to go through the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to receive their mortgage broker license, with the New York State Department of Financial Services…
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How to Become a Mortgage Broker in New York
Contract Surety 07.01.2019

2020 Federal Budget Omits Funds for Hudson River Tunnel Construction

Federal funding for the proposed $13 billion Hudson River train tunnel that would have connected New York with Northern New Jersey was excluded from President Donald Trump’s $4.7 trillion 2020 budget request to Congress. Deputy…
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2020 Federal Budget Omits Funds for Hudson River Tunnel Construction
Court Bonds 06.26.2019

How to Appeal to the Appellate Division in New York

Sometimes a case ruled on by the New York Supreme Court does not turn out the way you wanted. You have your right to appeal to the New York Appellate Division of the Supreme Court…
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How to Appeal to the Appellate Division in New York
Court Bonds 06.26.2019

Calendaring of New York Appeals

How does a case get on the calendar of an Appellate Division Court in New York State? The Court is in session for nine terms per year, with the June term reserved for appeals among…
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Calendaring of New York Appeals
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 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

How to Perfect the Appeal in New York Courts

After filing the Notice of Appeal and purchasing an appeal or supersedeas surety bond, it’s time to perfect the appeal in New York Courts. But how exactly do you do that? It’s a complicated process….
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How to Perfect the Appeal in New York Courts