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Optimizing Your Estate Plan: Year-End Review Strategies
As the year draws to a close, it’s an ideal time to evaluate your estate plan and financial strategies to ensure they align with your goals. Regular reviews can confirm that your objectives are met and that you’re maximizing tax-saving opportunities. Here’s a structured approach to year-end estate planning considerations. Maximizing Gift Giving Opportunities The…
Divorce in the Digital Age & Social Media
Not surprisingly, North Carolina divorces today usually involve some type of dispute over digital media access or other information obtained through the means of social media. After all, almost everything is online, from our banking and financial accounts to our media. With the prevalent use of digital technology, it is common for spouses to not…
10 Tips to Minimize Divorce Effects on Your Child
Divorce can be a challenging time for everyone involved, especially the children. How parents handle the situation can greatly impact how children cope with the changes. Here are some helpful tips to minimize the negative effects of divorce on your child: Seek Professional Help: It’s normal for children to show emotions like sadness or anger…
It’s only a speeding ticket! What is the worst that can happen?
Why Speeding Tickets Matter: The Potential Implications Speeding tickets may seem minor, but they can have serious consequences that go beyond just paying fines. Understanding the potential implications of a speeding ticket can help you make informed decisions. Increased Insurance Rates and Points on Your License Receiving a speeding ticket can result in increased insurance…
Discovery in Family Law – What is it and Why is it Needed?
Discovery is a general term used to describe the process of evidence collection in a lawsuit. In most family law cases the discovery process plays a vital role in ensuring that both parties have adequate information to make informed decisions. While discovery may seem like an enormous, labor-intensive task, it is usually a critical component…
What is a Power of Attorney, and Do I Need One?
A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document that grants another person the authority to act as your agent on your behalf. It is commonly used in estate planning and situations where an individual is unable to make decisions or take actions independently. Types of Powers of Attorney There are different types of powers…
Will vs. Revocable Living Trust – Which one is better?
Estate planning is a challenging task for most people. It can be intimidating, not just from the perspective of confronting the idea of your own death, but also from concern over making the right decisions now for the future. Because there are many tools available to protect your legacy, we commonly help answer questions for…
Most Common Traffic Ticket Questions In North Carolina
If you have received a traffic ticket in North Carolina, you likely have a number of questions. The answer to those questions is not always clear because traffic laws can be confusing. Below are the most commonly asked questions about traffic violations in North Carolina. Regardless of how armed you are with these answers, it…
Can I Modify My Child Support?
Over time both court orders and out of court agreements on child support may become outdated and require reconsideration. When it comes to issues surrounding child custody and child support, the court retains authority in each North Carolina court case to determine the best interests of a child and can enter orders that modify existing…
Do I Really Need an Attorney for my NC Speeding Ticket?
The most common traffic citation issued in North Carolina is for speeding. While a ticket for speeding, or other traffic violation, may seem inconsequential you may find yourself wondering if you really need an attorney or if you can handle it on your own. In most circumstances, you will greatly benefit from having an attorney.…
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