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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
Court Bonds 09.10.2019

Texas Probate Surety Bonds

County courts in Texas require probate surety bonds when the court appoints someone to handle a deceased person’s estate or often when a will names someone as an estate executor. These bonds are required to…
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Texas Probate Surety Bonds
Court Bonds 09.05.2019

A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate

How your property is owned can have a very large impact on whether it has to pass through probate in order for it to be passed down to your estate beneficiaries. If a property is…
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A Property Title Can Impact Whether It Goes Through Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate

Going through probate can be a long process. But it’s not always necessary if you properly plan ahead. For example, not all bank and retirement accounts have to go through probate. If you name a…
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Naming Beneficiaries on Accounts Keeps Them out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.27.2019

Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate

Passing estates through the probate process can cost you and your estate a large amount in fees while causing your loved ones to have to wait until the resolution of the process to receive the…
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Joint Tenancy Can Keep Property Out of Probate
Court Bonds 08.22.2019

Guide to Probate in Texas

In Texas, when a person dies and leaves property that hasn’t been transferred to someone else through a trust, wasn’t owned via joint ownership with a right of survivorship, or isn’t subject to direct payments…
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Guide to Probate in Texas