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What Is An Executor Bond?

By James Fleming on Jun 19, 2017 8:11:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  An Executor is named in the last will and testament of a decedent. If an Executor is not named, the court will appoint an Administrator with will annexed.    To ensure an Executor carries out their duties, the court might require the Executor to get bonded with an Executor Bond. If the will ...

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What Is An Administrator Bond?

By James Fleming on Apr 26, 2017 2:15:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  An Administrator is a person appointed by a probate court when an individual dies leaving an estate but no will. An Administrator is appointed to oversee the deceased’s assets.   Managing an estate is hard, detail-oriented work. When you're managing an estate on behalf of someone else, you need ...

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What Is The Difference Between A Judicial Bond And A Probate Bond?

By James Fleming on Mar 23, 2017 10:05:00 AM in

Court Bonds

    Do you need a Judicial Bond or a Probate Bond? Both bonds protect individuals who are involved in legal proceedings, and both can be ordered by the courts.   Aside from those general similarities, Judicial and Probate Bonds are quite different. Here's how to tell which one you need.  ...

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What Is Personal Indemnity?

By James Fleming on Mar 22, 2017 9:18:00 AM in

Surety Bonds

  When you're getting a surety bond, the surety company will ask you to sign a personal indemnity agreement. What is this indemnity agreement?   When you sign a personal indemnity agreement, you're agreeing to take responsibility for losses that a surety company incurs on your behalf.   You can ...

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What Is A Judicial Bond?

By James Fleming on Mar 22, 2017 8:58:00 AM in

Court Bonds

    When you're involved in court proceedings, do you need a Judicial Bond? Surety bonds are designed to safeguard the interests of those who could be impacted if you fail to follow through on your obligations.   When you're involved in a court case, you have a number of obligations to others ...

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How Is A Personal Representative Bond Different Than A Probate Bond?

By James Fleming on Mar 21, 2017 6:12:00 PM in

Court Bonds

  When you are appointed as the administrator or executor of an estate, you take on a large responsibility. One of the things that you need to do is to show that you are reliable and capable of administering the estate on behalf of others. You might be confused on if you need a Personal ...

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Washington Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

By James Fleming on Jan 19, 2017 6:53:00 AM in

Auto Dealer Bonds

  As a motor vehicle dealer in Washington, you may sell new or used vehicles such a cars, trucks, and motorhomes. Ultimately, you are responsible for accurately assessing the selling these vehicles and meeting your customers' needs.   Your Washington Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond (also know as a ...

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What are the Fuel Tax Bond Requirements in Tennessee?

By James Fleming on Apr 29, 2016 3:46:00 PM in

Fuel tax bonds

If you work in the fuel industry in Tennessee, you need a surety bond. While your bond amount will vary according to the amount of business you do and the taxes that you owe, the reassurance that a bond brings is the same. A fuel tax bond is there to ensure that you pay your fuel taxes, and it's ...

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Is There A Difference In Cost For Different Bond Types?

By James Fleming on Dec 2, 2015 10:53:00 AM in

Surety Bonds

  You're starting a new business, or you've been named as the executor for a family member's estate. What do these two situations have in common? Both may call for a surety bond. Surety bond products provide financial protection to customers, beneficiaries, and many others who are in a vulnerable ...

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10 Mistakes Rookie Contractors Make (Part 4 of 4)

By James Fleming on Nov 13, 2015 1:48:37 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

  Today we continue to explore common mistakes that Rookie Contractors make in their first year. In our last several posts have ranged from rookie contractors who lack vision to those who fail to pay themselves. Today we will look at the final three mistakes Rookie Contractors make in their first ...

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