February 8, 2016
What Is A Fiduciary Bond?

What is a fiduciary bond is a question that gets asked a lot. As in determining other surety bond definitions it helps to consider the action. ‘What is a fiduciary bond?’ can be answered by reviewing the act of the fiduciary itself. A fiduciary bond is required by every state when a person handles another […]

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November 9, 2015
Personal Representative Bond In North Carolina

Even the inevitability of death cannot prepare people for what happens when an individual dies. This is why the state of North Carolina requires a Personal Representative to be appointed to handle the final expenses and distribution of assets of a person who has died. A Personal Representative, often referred to as an Administrator or […]

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September 9, 2015
Massachusetts Personal Representative Bond

A common type of surety bond in Massachusetts is a personal representative bond. One of the required surety bonds by the state, a personal representative bond (also known as an administrator or executor bond) is required for anyone overseeing the handling of another estate. What Is A Personal Representative? When a person dies in the […]

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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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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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September 30, 2014
Colorado Personal Representative Bond

Who needs estate planning in Colorado?  This questions was posed by Wayne Farlow in ColoradoBiz.com (see full article here: http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/who-needs-estate-planning).  The answer is pretty straight forward:  Anyone who is going to die.  Not to be morbid, but that is the simple truth.  No matter the size of your estate, a little planning can save your […]

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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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April 15, 2013
Administrator Bond in Illinois

Administrator Bond in Illinois are written to protect beneficiaries and creditors of an estate . The fiduciary is mandated by the State and local ordinances often add on to those requirements laid out there-in. Making an administrator bond necessary for personal representatives affects all types of estates whether they are in the big city of […]

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April 15, 2013
Personal Representative Bond in Michigan

A personal representative bond in Michigan carries a lot of weight with a minimal cost. Think of it as the surety bond that treads lightly but carries a big stick. Personal representative bonds protect the deceased’s assets and heirs fully. Should the administrator misuse funds or cause damage to the estate, the personal representative bond […]

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