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Court Bonds 04.11.2019

What is Probate Court?

When a relative has died, you may be told that you have to go to probate court. But what exactly is probate court and who or what needs to go through probate? In short, probate…
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What is Probate Court?
Court Bonds 03.28.2019

New York Administration Proceedings: What You Need to Know

In the case of someone in New York dying without a will, or intestate, many considerations are deliberated in connection with the appointment of an administrator for the deceased’s estate. Factors such as next of…
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New York Administration Proceedings: What You Need to Know
Court Bonds 03.28.2019

New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds: What You Need to Know

Executors and Administrators in New York Surrogate’s Court are often required to post an estate surety bond in order to be appointed as a fiduciary. Whether a bond is required is usually within the judge’s…
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New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds: What You Need to Know
Court Bonds 02.20.2019

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Estate Planning

When you think of estates and estate planning, you probably think it’s just something that rich people do to pass their assets onto their children. But did you know that there’s a lot more to…
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Estate Planning
Court Bonds 02.08.2019

What Happens if My Parents Die Without a Will?

It’s not uncommon for a family member to pass away without a will. Whether it’s because they don’t want to confront the end of their life approaching or simply don’t think they have enough assets…
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What Happens if My Parents Die Without a Will?
Court Bonds 02.08.2019

What You Need to Plan an Estate

Nearly everyone has some sort of asset they would like to pass on once they pass away. But if you don’t properly plan your estate, your assets may not pass to who you would prefer,…
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What You Need to Plan an Estate
Court Bonds 02.08.2019

How is an Estate Administrator Chosen?

One main purpose of writing a will is to choose who will serve as the executor of your estate. But what happens if someone dies without a will? The court can appoint an administrator or…
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How is an Estate Administrator Chosen?
Court Bonds 02.06.2019

Closing the Estate & Estate Surety Bonds in New Jersey

Administrators of intestate estates or executors under a will are required, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 3B:10-23, to settle and distribute an estate “as expeditiously and efficiently as is consistent with the best interest of the estate.”…
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Closing the Estate & Estate Surety Bonds in New Jersey
Court Bonds 10.22.2018

Estate & Probate Bonds: What You Need to Know

Estate bonds, also known as probate bonds, executor bonds, personal representative bonds, fiduciary bonds, and administrator bonds, are a type of court bond required by courts to protect the interests of an estate and its…
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Estate & Probate Bonds: What You Need to Know