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December 3, 2013
Changes in the Colorado Probate Code

This spring the Colorado legislature made a few substantive changes to the civil code in Colorado. This could lead to a change in your practice. The surety bond experts at Jurisco know this and will track the changes to keep you up to date. Colorado Senate Bill 13-077 will affect the way conservatorships and estates […]

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December 3, 2013
Transfer Release of Lien Bond in California

It is difficult to sell a house or other realproperty if you have if you don’t own the title outright. And if there is a lien on the your property it can seem impossible. In reality, however, a property lien doesn’t have to be be a dead end to a sale. There are legal products […]

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June 24, 2013
Double up on Collateral for Lien Bonds in California

In previous articles the bond experts at Jurisco explained why collateral is a necessity in the surety bond industry. To quickly summarize: collateral is required on almost all defendant bonds applicants are appealing a money judgement or court action of some kind. Full collateral of the contested amount is required to provide adequate ‘good faith’ […]

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June 17, 2013
California Injuction Bond

Making a lot of news lately are high profile patent infringement lawsuits coming out of silicon Valley. Clearly one of the biggest (and what The Wall Street Journal termed “The Patent Trial of the Century) was Apple’s suit against rival Samsung. Though this case made international news what a lot of people don’t recognize is […]

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June 10, 2013
The Shield Act and Injunction Bonds in California

New proposed federal legislation would affect patent litigation in California and injunction proceedings. U.S. House Resolution 6245, or popularly known as the S.H.I.E.L.D Act (Saving High-tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes) would require patent holders defined as Non Producing Entities (NPE) to pay for the defendants legal fees if the patent infringement case is found […]

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May 27, 2013
Changes California Civil Code and Impact on Surety Bonds

California’s legislature is in session. And like every year there are a host of proposed changes to the legal code in California, both civil and probate. For instance, Senate Bill 156 (SB-156) would challenge an attorney’s ability to collect fees from the management of a conservatorship. From the bill text, “This bill would … limit […]

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May 20, 2013
California Claim and Delivery Bond

A sad result of the ‘the great recession of 2008’ is that many people fell behind in their auto loans. In the aftermath, many vehicles were repossessed by the crediting institutions. And with the large population and all the car friendly scenery, California has seen a big upswing in the number of automobiles repossessed over […]

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May 13, 2013
Appeal Bond vs. Cash Deposit with the Court

Last week I read a great post from Jurisco friend, and appellate law expert Benjamin Shatz, regarding updated rules on posting collateral in an civil appeal action(Appeal Bond vs. Cash Deposit with the Court).  Article.   In Civil Cases when an appeal bond is statutorily required, or deemed necessary by the judge, the principle has […]

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May 6, 2013
Professional Fiduciaries in California

Did you know that in 2007 the California legislature passed into law the Professional Fiduciaries Act and as of January 1st 2009 it became necessary for any fiduciary to be licensed if they were to legally operate in the state. In the legal world a Fiduciary is defined as, “An individual in whom another has […]

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