March 25, 2015
Personal Representative and Executor Bonds in California

It is always sad news when there is strife among beneficiaries after a loved one has passed.  It is especially difficult when the strife plays out in public.  After the tragic death of famed Actor/Comedian Robin Williams, his heirs are engaging in just such a public battle; as an article in the New York Times […]

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March 12, 2015
Sabbatical Leave Bond in California

What is better than a vacation?  How about a paid vacation?  Well,  what about an extended paid vacation where you retain job security while you are far afield?  This is called a sabbatical and they are offered by many companies and institutions as an incentive to retain employees.  They are prevalent for educational and non […]

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March 5, 2015
Appeal Bonds in California

Yesterday, Maura Dolan of the LA Times published an article on an important legal appeal decision regarding gun ownership. (see full article here: http://www.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-sunnyvale-gun-ordinance-20150305-story.html)  Appeals and the appellate court are very important to the surety industry (though not necessarily in ways that relate to the 2nd amendment) and Surety Bonds, specifically Appeal Bonds in California […]

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February 28, 2015
Exonerate Surety Bond

A trial is over.  The case is settled.  An estate is closed.  What now?  What do you do with the surety bond? We at Jurisco are asked all the time:  How do you properly discharge (or exonerate) a surety bond once it is no longer necessary, or after all the claims are settled.   More specifically, […]

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February 11, 2015
Guardianship Bonds California

Taking Care of Loved Ones With Guardianship Bonds in California A recent article on Huffington Post by anti-elder abuse advocate Carol Herman outlines the much too common tragedy of when Guardians neglect and abuse their wards (full article found here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/carole-herman/conservatorships-beware_b_1785309.html) As the baby boomer  generation gets older they are reminded just how much times […]

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December 16, 2014
Personal Representatives & Probate Sales in California

As one of the most experienced surety bond agencies in the California, we at Jurisco help thousands of clients every year when they are seeking a Personal Representative Bond (aka Executor Bond).  Two questions we often receive are, “What is the process for selling real estate under probate?”  And, more specifically, “What is the difference […]

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December 2, 2014
Employee Fidelity Bond California

At Jurisco, we know that hiring can be complicated.  Hiring can also create a large amount of stress for employers who are concerned about their products and the ramifications if valuable trade secrets find their way to competitors.  Specifically, they are concerned that these secrets are going to walk out the front door in the […]

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November 12, 2014
ERISA Bonds

Its not fun to think about investment in this context, but the money we invest is often managed by very fallible humans.  Our most basic expectations are that fund managers will not be crooks. Incompetent?  Well, some people are just bad at what they do.  But crooks?  That is a different story.  Sadly a story […]

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October 28, 2014
California Legal Document Assistant LDA Bond

Did you know that there is an industry in california where non-lawyers can be paid for providing assistance in legal matters?  Its true.  These professionals are called Legal Document Assistants (LDA) and, after they obtain a LDA Bond, are free to offer their services across the state. California is a vast and complex place.  With […]

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