How to Create a Will in North Carolina, and Why You Need One

A will in North Carolina is a binding legal document that dictates how your “estate” – that is, your personal property and real estate (depending upon how title is held) – should be distributed after you pass. The purpose of a will is to protect your property and your wishes by...
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Congratulations to Katie Greene

The Wilma Leadership Institute announced today Katie Greene’s selection to the 2019 Class. WILMA’s Leadership Institute gives up-and-coming leaders a unique opportunity to learn from top leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors. Congratulations to Katie! She’s a Woman...
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Majority Rules: The legal impact of your kids turning 18

Once your child turns eighteen, they have reached the age of “majority.” The legal effect of that is that as a parent, you have no legal authority to make medical or financial decisions on your child’s behalf without legal designation as your child’s representative. This is a “worst case scenario” no...
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