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Court Bonds 09.01.2021

Can You Execute My Will?

Executing a will is a big responsibility. It takes time and patience, and the administrative chores can be an extra challenge for those grieving. When you create a will, be thoughtful in your selection and…
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Can You Execute My Will?
Court Bonds 09.01.2021

Accountable To Beneficiaries: Personal Representatives

The probate courts appoint personal representatives to settle the affairs of the deceased when there is no will. A personal representative takes control of the assets (aka estate) of the deceased and distributes them to…
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Accountable To Beneficiaries: Personal Representatives
Court Bonds 08.25.2021

Time for a Conservator?

  Taking care of loved ones or friends is a tremendous responsibility. Legal advisors point out that in some circumstances, conservatorships can be the right solution for protecting  the finances and legal affairs of someone…
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Time for a Conservator?
Court Bonds 08.25.2021

Let’s Talk About It: Estate Planning

  If we become incapacitated, and when we ultimately die, there is so much our families will need to know and do—while grieving. Putting an estate plan in place and communicating about it while we…
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Let’s Talk About It: Estate Planning
Court Bonds 08.20.2021

How Do Courts Appoint Administrators?

Typically, when a will is created, an executor is appointed to oversee the affairs of the deceased. If there is no will—or if the designated executor cannot fulfill the duties when the time comes—an administrator…
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How Do Courts Appoint Administrators?
Court Bonds 02.25.2021

Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys

WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ, March 2, 2021 Colonial Surety Company is excited to launch the newest addition in a growing portfolio of digital, direct-to-customer, bond, and insurance products. As an insurtech innovator, Colonial is advancing a…
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Court & Fiduciary Bonds Online, Instantly | The Partnership Account® for Attorneys
Court Bonds 11.29.2020

Choosing a Personal Representative: Time to Buck Tradition?

Traditionally, the oldest child is tapped as the personal representative for the estate of aging parents. Is that always best? Sometimes Traditions Get In Our Way 2020 continues to be a year of learning that…
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Choosing a Personal Representative: Time to Buck Tradition?
Court Bonds 10.08.2020

When There Is No Will, Probate Court Steps In

  The number of Americans who do not have wills (or similar documents) has increased. Generally, when a loved dies without a will, a probate court appoints an administrator and determines the heirs. Here’s what…
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When There Is No Will, Probate Court Steps In
Surety Bonds 12.13.2019

A Complete Guide to the Texas Probate Process

A person’s estate is composed of all items they owned at the time of their death. This includes life insurance policies, cash, real estate, retirement accounts, personal property, stocks and bonds. In the Lone Star…
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A Complete Guide to the Texas Probate Process