Types of Power of Attorney in North Carolina

Estate planning lawyers create different types of power of attorney documents in North Carolina to accomplish different goals for their clients. Certain types of POA documents are very useful to have as a standard part of your estate plan. Other types may be most useful in specific circumstances unique to your situation. Understanding Powers of…

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What is Guardianship?

When a court determines that someone cannot manage their finances or their healthcare, the court can appoint a guardian to make decisions and act on that person’s behalf. A guardian could be an individual such as a family member or an entity. The person subject to guardianship sometimes referred to as a ward, is often…

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Do You Need a Special Needs Trust for Your Child in North Carolina?

Parenting a special needs child comes with an extra share of care and responsibilities, one of which concerns your child’s future. It is essential to ensure that your child enjoys a financial safety net after you are gone.  Timely and appropriate estate planning can help provide for your child’s long-term needs. Specifically, your family may…

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