Estate Planning

3 Fun Facts About Estate Planning

Fun Facts About Estate Planning 1. Estate planning started a long, long time ago. Questions of what happens to our possession after we die lie at the heart of every estate plan. It shouldn't be too much of a surprise, therefore, to learn that the culture responsible for building some of the largest monuments ever constructed as a way to bring property into the afterlife was also the …  read more

Essential Estate Planning Rules For Everyone

One of the recurring themes we talk about in our blog is the idea that every estate plan needs to be unique. Everyone who comes to us to create a plan has their own needs, desires, and long-term goals. Crafting a plan that helps you meet all of those individual elements is what we help our clients do. Nevertheless, there are some essential estate planning rules that everyone can use …  read more

Basic Estate Planning Questions 5 – Why You Need an Estate Plan

This week's entry in our ongoing series on basic estate planning questions will address one of the most basic questions of all. Namely, why do you need an estate plan? If you are like a lot of people in the Greensboro, North Carolina area, you might have considered estate planning but have probably not taken the time to create one. You might have been reluctant to take this step is …  read more

Basic Estate Planning Questions, Part 4. Not Having a Plan

In our third blog posts on basic estate planning ideas, we are going to take a step back and look at what happens to you and your estate if you don't create a plan. If you are an adult living in the Greensboro, North Carolina area, you are never under any legal obligation to create an estate plan, or any estate planning tools of any kind. In fact, if you never get around to creating an …  read more

Free Report : Understanding Intestacy in North Carolina

A look at some commonly asked questions that many people have about intestate estates in North Carolina. Topics covered in this report include: Instestate estates and estate debts Taking position of property Avoiding intestacy …  read more

Basic Estate Planning Questions, Part 3 – Incapacity Planning

In our third blog post on basic estate planning questions, we are going to turn our attention to a vital piece of every estate plan, incapacity planning. Incapacity planning is a process that everyone who creates an estate plan in North Carolina will go through. As you create your incapacity plan, you and your attorney will develop a variety of tools that will come into effect should you …  read more

Estate Planning For Married Couples

When it comes to developing an estate plan, married couples that live in North Carolina will need to pay attention to some key issues. Though all estate plans address the same basic principles, married couples will need to approach these topics from a slightly different perspective than single people. Knowing what you will need to think about as you create your estate plan before you …  read more

Basic Estate Planning Questions: What Does a Will Cover?

Some of the most basic estate planning questions are also some of the most important. When people first visit an estate planning lawyer in North Carolina, they often do so from a position of having no background in the law, much less estate planning. For these types of people, understanding what the essential estate planning tools do, and why you need them, is important. Over the coming …  read more

Your Estate Plan and the Statute of Limitations

There are a lot of legal concepts, such as the statute of limitations, that people who don’t have a background in law have heard about but don’t really understand. When it comes to estate planning, many of these legal issues and concepts don’t play a significant role. However, when people come to an estate planning lawyer, they often have questions about the statute of limitations and …  read more

North Carolina Estate Planning Tip Sheet

Choosing to begin estate planning is something that everyone in the Greensboro, North Carolina area should do. It’s also something that far too many people put off, or never get around to doing. Before you begin the estate planning process, there are a several tips you should keep in mind. Though your estate planning attorney will give you more detailed advice and guidance, the following …  read more

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