Estate Planning & Administration

What Is The Difference Between a Will And a Living Will?

Planning your estate now is an important part of protecting your family and your legacy. An effective estate plan will ensure your assets are managed and distributed according to your wishes once you pass away. The initial step in preparing a proper estate plan is understanding the differences between all the...
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How to Protect Your Assets During Divorce

One of the most challenging aspects of a divorce is splitting up assets. It can seem very unfair to divide your assets equally if you acquired wealth or property before, or even during, your marriage.  Protecting your assets is important as it helps avoid financial arguments if you and your spouse...
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What is the Timeline of a North Carolina Probate Case?

After the death of a loved one, estate administration or probate is likely to occur. Estate Administration is a legal process used to manage and distribute a deceased person’s assets. The process involves numerous procedures to inventory the deceased’s assets, notify creditors, pay existing debts and distribute the assets per the...
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