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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The Pros and Cons of Do It Yourself Estate Planning

I recently had a conversation with a person who stated that "I can't afford an attorney to do my estate planning‚Ķespecially when there are services that will do those documents for free."

I support any organization like the Legal Services for the Southern Piedmont or Legal Aid of North Carolina that finds Attorneys who will donate their time to do these Pro Bono Services; or even Estate Planning Clinics where Attorneys will volunteer to do estate planning documents for free through the Mecklenburg County Bar or the North Carolina Bar Association.  I am one of these attorneys who participates in Pro Bono Services with these organizations.

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Monday, October 28, 2013

Estate Debts

I was recently asked this question and I thought it would be important to share the question and answer with others.

"If you are to receive an inheritance from a will and the decedent has debts that exceed the total assets held in the actual estate, will the beneficiaries of the will be held responsible for paying the debt of the decedent?"

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Estate Planning FAQS

Below are some common questions and answers about estate planning, especially regarding making a will.

Why should I prepare a will?

A will protects your interests in your property after you die. It is a legally binding document that dictates what property a person may inherit after a loved one dies. Many wills also contain provisions that name an executor, power of attorney and a guardian for the care of any minor children. It can also establish the provisions of a living will.

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Various Legal Resources

‚ÄčThis is a list of links that may be helpful if you need to find court information for Mecklenburg or Cabarrus County.

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