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Free Estate Information Guide

Keep track of your estate assets for future generations. Get this instant downloadable PDF you can print and bind to use as a tool for your family’s legacy. 

FREE ESTATE INFORMATION GUIDE

Keep track of your estate assets for future generations. Get this instant downloadable PDF you can print and bind to use as a tool for your family’s legacy. .

Planning for Long Term Care Costs

Planning for Long Term Care Costs

It is important to think about planning for long term care costs now before time slips away. None of us know what will happen next in our lives, but we can make a legal plan that provides for the long term care services we may need in the future while also maximizing our assets.

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What are the Duties of an Executor?

What are the Duties of an Executor?

As an executor for a will, you have been honored with a position of trust. Another person believes that you can distribute their estate fairly and care for any investments and costs responsibly while distributing inheritance to their heirs. The position of executor is a large commitment which will take much time and effort to achieve an end to. Learn more about the process and your potential responsibilities.

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The Benefits of a Living Trust in North Carolina

The Benefits of a Living Trust in North Carolina

If you are ready to think about what needs to be done to care for yourself and your family, a living trust, also called a revocable trust, is a good starting point. Whether you are trying to avoid probate expenses, care for yourself long term, regulate distributions of assets to heirs, avoid taxes, or keep your estate matters private, a living revocable trust could be a good planning strategy for your estate. Learn more about what a trust is and what benefits it imparts to your estate.

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Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

With the growing number of seniors in our society, elder financial exploitation now costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion per year. No matter what age you are now, this issue is bound to impact your life or the lives of those you care about. Learn how to protect yourself and those you love.

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What to Do When Someone Dies in NC

What to Do When Someone Dies in NC

When a loved one dies, it is mentally and emotionally exhausting. However, you will feel less overwhelmed if you go ahead and do what needs to be done. It is important to let others know about the death and insure that the deceased’s assets are handled properly and accounts are closed. Learn more about what you need to do to move forward in this unfamiliar and often difficult process.

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Guide to NC Inheritance and Estate Tax Laws

Guide to NC Inheritance and Estate Tax Laws

If you are looking at planning for end of life financial circumstances, you may be wondering about the tax laws in NC. How much will the Federal and State governments take from your final estate when you pass away? Will your heirs have to pay inheritance taxes on the gifts you give them before or after your death? Learn how to plan for distribution of assets after you pass away. Don’t let Probate and Taxes can take a chunk out of your estate.

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Can You Sue an Estate After Probate?

Can You Sue an Estate After Probate?

After probate for an estate has closed, there are no legal definitives for if someone wants to reopen probate to sue. Probate lasts for several months to several years because it is the Personal Representative’s job to uncover all assets, all creditors, and all beneficiaries or heirs before distributing the assets.  If you decide to fight despite the odds, make sure that you have an experienced attorney who fully understands probate law.

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As North Carolina Attorneys, we serve people and businesses all over the State of North Carolina with assistance on a variety of legal issues.

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(919) 244-2019

2216 S. Miami Blvd., Suite 101 Durham, North Carolina 27703

Sanford

(919) 292-1274

1680 S Horner Blvd. Suite A Sanford, North Carolina 27330

Raleigh

(984) 205-0500

8801 Fast Park Drive, Suite 301 Raleigh, NC 27617

Durham

(919) 244-2019

2216 S. Miami Blvd., Suite 101
Durham, North Carolina 27703

Sanford

(919) 292-1274

1680 S Horner Blvd. Suite A

Sanford, North Carolina 27330

Raleigh

(984) 205-0500

Hopler Wilms & Hanna PLLC
8801 Fast Park Drive, Suite 301

Raleigh, NC 27617

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