The Basics of a Trust

Most people understand the necessity of writing a will to pass on their estate to their heirs. That is not the only choice that is available to them, though. Another tool for estate planning is the trust. Trusts are gaining in popularity, especially the revocable living trust. Not only is this a way to avoid […]

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Unemployment Benefits Hearings in the State of North Carolina

Former employees who file for benefits with the North Carolina Division of Employment Security (“D.E.S.”) may be found qualified or disqualified by an adjudicator during an initial filing process.  The Employer or former employee has the right to file an appeal and request an appeals hearing based on the adjudicator’s determination. An appeals hearing is a […]

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What Is A Severance Agreement?

A severance agreement is a lump sum of money that’s paid out to an employee when a company terminates them. What sets severance pay apart from normal wages is that an employee doesn’t receive it because of the work that they have performed. Instead, it’s a sum that’s paid out based on a legal agreement […]

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