Valid Wills in North Carolina

Do You Have a Valid Will? Did you know that more than half of Americans do not have a Will? Writing a Will can be scary because it can mean acknowledging death, but it is much better to have one than to not. Without a Will, a person who dies is said to have died […]

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What’s what in Estate Planning?

When you begin planning your estate, whether it’s a will, living will, power of attorney, or healthcare power of attorney, you are faced with many new and unfamiliar terms. An estate planning attorney can be helpful when navigating these unfamiliar documents. Wills: What is a will? A will, or a Last Will and Testament, is […]

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I was named Executor – Now what?

I was named Executor – Now what? When a loved one dies, one often feels helpless and alone, despite the many people offering condolences and the outpouring of “let me know if you need anything” offers.   Even letters from creditors of the decedent often offer their support before demanding that bills be paid.  It is […]

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Creative Estate Planning – The Carolina Way?

Creative Estate Planning – The Carolina Way? For most attorneys (and in honesty, for this one as well) simple, conservative plans for handling assets through estate planning is usually paramount.  There are some who view estate planning as a form of “dead hand” control, but in reality, estate planning is all about caring for those […]

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