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How to Choose an Executor

How to Choose an Executor

If you are working on an estate plan and finalizing your will, it is important to think through who you will name as executor. The executor for the will is in charge of finding the will, getting it probated, handling any funeral expenses from the estate finances,...
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 start on the tasks that need to be done. It is important to let others know about what has happened and insure that the deceased’s assets are...
6 Tips for End of Life Planning

6 Tips for End of Life Planning

“Estate Planning” sounds like a complicated process designed for wealthy people, but really it’s just about getting your affairs in order in case you die or become incapacitated. It’s just a matter of planning for the end of life. As unfortunate as it is, none of us...
How Do I Settle a Trust After Death?

How Do I Settle a Trust After Death?

A trust is simply a legal entity that holds assets. If you are the trustee of an estate when the Grantor dies, it is your job to disburse the assets to the beneficiaries in the specified ways and times. This process may take several months or even years to accomplish...