October 2015 Posts

  • 5 Estate Planning Items for Family Businesses in NC

    Whether owners wish to transfer the business to the next generation, or ensure that the transition of the business into new hands is managed in a way that benefits family members, these goals are difficult if impossible to reach without having a plan in place....
  • Protecting Assets Amidst Rise in Elder Marriage Scams

    In addition to many tax, Medicare/Medicaid, reverse mortgage, and other financial scams targeting the elderly, another type of fraud is now growing. Marriage scams victimizing the elderly affect men and women fairly equally....
  • Elective Share Waivers in North Carolina

    A case from the North Carolina Court of Appeals highlights the critical function of financial disclosure in the elective share process, while also showing the legal entitlements of a soon-to-be-former-spouse navigating divorce in North Carolina....
  • North Carolina Medicaid Changes

    Lawmakers recently reached compromises in a few key areas and ultimately agreed to privatize North Carolina’s Medicaid program. ...