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Court Bonds 08.31.2020

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

Individuals chosen to be fiduciaries, administrators, and executors within the Empire State are typically required to post a surety bond. Surrogate’s courts require fiduciaries to obtain such a bond to safeguard the interests and affairs of the…
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What You Need to Know About New York Surrogate’s Court Bonds
Court Bonds 06.05.2020

Long Island Courts Begin Phased-in Opening Process

On Tuesday, May 26, courts across Long Island resumed operations for the first time since the COVID-19 shutdown. Starting on Wednesday, May 27th, counties like Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, and Westchester enacted a gradual phased-in…
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Long Island Courts Begin Phased-in Opening Process
Court Bonds 02.14.2020

What is a Court Bond and How Do You Get One?

Court bonds are surety bonds required to pursue an action in a court of law. The term “court bond” is actually an umbrella term encompassing a multitude of different bonds found in the court system….
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What is a Court Bond and How Do You Get One?
Court Bonds 09.13.2019

Who Starts a Trust

A trust settlor, also known as a grantor, trustor, trust maker, or creator, is the person who creates the trust. When making a trust, they establish which property of theirs they will grant to the…
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Who Starts a Trust
Court Bonds 07.17.2019

Trusts Can Benefit Special Needs Children in New Jersey

Most people are aware of trusts as devices that hold assets or funds for the benefit of children of wealthy people. But a trust in New Jersey can benefit a special needs child as well! Once…
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Trusts Can Benefit Special Needs Children in New Jersey
Court Bonds 07.15.2019

Estate Executors vs. Trustees

A deceased person’s estate may have an executor and a trustee, but the two of them serve different purposes even if they can often be appointed at the same time. What are the differences between the two…
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Estate Executors vs. Trustees
Court Bonds 07.15.2019

Set Up Trusts to Ensure Finances Are Used How You Would Like

Setting up a last will and testament directs where and to whom your money goes, but it does not detail how exactly your assets are to be used overall. Estate executors may then determine what…
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Set Up Trusts to Ensure Finances Are Used How You Would Like
Court Bonds 07.02.2019

Powers of California Trustees

In California, if you are named a trustee, you have the power to collect, hold, and retain trust property until the trust property should be disposed of according to the judgment of the trustee. Even…
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Powers of California Trustees
Court Bonds 04.12.2019

Guidelines for Trustees

Trustees are responsible for handling assets held in trust that they themselves act as the legal owner of as a trustee. They handle tax filings for trusts and distribute assets to beneficiaries according to the…
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Guidelines for Trustees