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7 Times You Should Update Your Will

Some estate plans stand the test of time. But not everyone is as protected as they think they are. A will dictates how your property will be divided after you pass away, but life has a way of changing. It…

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Who Inherits a Business in NC?

If your grandparent, parent, spouse, or sibling owned a business when they passed away and they did not have a will in place, you are likely wondering who inherits it. The answer depends on many factors, including the type of…

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How Often Should I Update My Will?

Your will is a very important document. It lays out your final wishes, including how your personal property, real estate, and other assets should be divided among your family members, friends, and charitable organizations. The document is of such importance…

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Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples

Some couples enjoy committed relationships with no plans to marry, but share a home and have children together. Assets may have been purchased with each party providing funding. If you’re part of an unmarried couple, you don’t have the same…

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Common Parts of a Will

Estate planning is a necessary part of life, but one that some resist. A recent survey by the American Association of Retired People indicated about 60% of U.S. adults have not made plans regarding end of life matters. An experienced…

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Is It Time to Update Your Will?

We all know we need a will, yet most of us don’t actually have one. The only way you can be sure that your estate is divided the way you prefer among the people you care about is to do…

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Power of Attorney for Elderly Parents

The average life expectancy is increasing and Americans are finding themselves with decades to live out their golden years. However, because life does not always go as planned, you should do everything you can to prepare for potential problems, including…

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7 Tips To Help You through Your Divorce

According to the American Psychological Association, as many as 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While getting a divorce is probably one of the most taxing and emotional events you can go through, it may be necessary. To…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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