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What is a Limited Guardianship?

What is a Limited Guardianship?

If you are getting older and wondering how you will care for yourself in the future should you need help, now is the time to learn about your options. A guardianship is not always necessary when someone can’t care for themselves. The state of North Carolina recognizes...
When Should I Sue an Executor?

When Should I Sue an Executor?

When someone passes away, their will declares an executor of the estate. The executor works with the probate court to pay any claims, debt, estate and income tax, and distribute assets to heirs. If an executor does not act in the best interests of the estate’s heirs,...
What is Estate Administration?

What is Estate Administration?

When someone passes away, what they leave behind is called their estate. Estate administration is the process of distributing their assets among the heirs. If the decedent had an estate plan and will, the administration process may be smooth and uncomplicated....
Legal Guardianship Answers

Legal Guardianship Answers

As a legal guardian, you are responsible for the care of another. If the person is an adult, these needs include day-to-day, healthcare needs, and financial or home responsibilities. Often, when an adult becomes disabled somehow, a judge appoints a legal guardian to...