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Crystal Ignatowski

Crystal is one of two Marketing Content Developers for Surety Solutions, LLC. She writes and creates content for Surety Solutions' blog and website. Crystal is also an avid poetry enthusiast. She lives in Salem, Oregon with her faithful pitbull pup, Mocha.
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How To Get A Utah Contractors License In 7 Steps

By Crystal Ignatowski on Jun 1, 2018 2:26:00 PM in

Contractor License Bonds

    All individuals or businesses who wish to engage in construction work in Utah must secure a Utah Contractor’s License. To do this, at least 1 individual must be selected to act as the license qualifier, which requires that person to pass the necessary license exams.   To get a Utah General ...

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What Is A Mortgage Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 23, 2018 8:19:00 AM in

Mortgage Bonds

  What is a Mortgage Bond? A mortgage bond, in regards to surety, is a type of license and permit surety bond required by a state agency for licensure pertaining to mortgage activities.  This is not to be confused with mortgage bonds that are also known as mortgage backed security bonds. There are ...

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What Is A Lost Note/Instrument Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 21, 2018 11:03:11 AM

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What Is An Indemnity Agreement? (With Examples)

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM in

Insurance

  Put simply, indemnity is security or protection against a loss. Indemnification is most often referred to as ‘to hold harmless’, usually in reference to one's actions.  Many high-risk activities, like skydiving or heli-skiing, require individuals to sign an indemnity agreement before they can ...

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What Is A Bail Bond & How Do They Work?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 16, 2018 8:34:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  We’ve all heard on the news, “So-and-so has been released on $50,000 bail.” But what does this really mean? What is a bail? How does it differ from a Bail Bond? When someone is arrested for a crime, they are held in jail until their court date, until the judge decides to let them go on their own ...

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What Happens If A Claim Is Made On My Surety Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 14, 2018 10:58:00 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  If you have a business, you might have a surety bond. If you are a consumer, you might need to make a claim against a surety bond. Here's all the information you need to know about surety bond claims.   Short on time? Read our other posts on Car Dealer Bond Claims or Mortgage Bond Claims....

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Everything You Need To Know About Conservatorship Bonds

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 14, 2018 8:41:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  When an individual cannot manage their financial affairs, a Conservator might be appointed. A Conservator is a court-appointed fiduciary who takes care of real estate, manages bank accounts, and handles investments for an individual who can no longer manage those on his/her own. To ensure a ...

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What Is A Fiduciary Bond? All You Need To Know

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 14, 2018 8:17:00 AM in

Court Bonds

To understand Fiduciary Bonds, it is important to understand what, or who rather, a fiduciary is.    ...

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What Is A Probate Bond?

By Crystal Ignatowski on May 14, 2018 8:16:00 AM in

Court Bonds

  What is Probate? The term probate refers to a legal process that governs the distribution of a person’s assets upon their death. The probate process includes: Finding the will and giving it to the probate court Assembling all of the deceased’s propertty Having the deceased’s property appraised ...

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Can A Surety Bond Be Refunded?

By Crystal Ignatowski on Apr 20, 2018 8:11:25 AM in

Surety Bonds 101

  There are situations where you might have secured a surety bond, only to find out you no longer need it or you would like your money back. Is this possible? Can you get a refund for a surety bond you’ve already purchased? The short answer is: it depends. Please note that this post is a generic ...

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