February 2008 Posts

  • Factors for Determining Undue Influence

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals’ recent decision in In re Will of John A. Jones, Jr. deals with a Caveat against a Will in favor of the decedent’s wife filed by the executor of the prior Will, ...
  • Protect Your Ancestors’ Legacy with an Inheritor’s Trust

    If you’re like many folks, you may be deeply concerned about how litigious our society has become and fear that your assets may one day be taken by creditors. ...
  • Want Your Tax Rebate? Make Sure You File On Time

    ​If you are of of the many Americans eligible for a tax rebate this year, and are expecting a check in May, don’t procrastinate. ...
  • Stimulus Bill – Here Come the Tax Rebates

    Click "Continue Reading" for a concise summary of, and some commentary on, the Stimulus Bill signed into law last week by President Bush, courtesy of the GiftLaw eNewsletter....
  • Family FLP/FLLC Checklist – Make Sure You do it Right

    Family Limited Partnerships, or more commonly now, Family Limited Liability Companies, are great vehicles for management and protection of family businesses, real estate, and investments. ...
  • Questions for the Family Business Owner

    Owners of family businesses face unique estate planning challenges. Far too often, owners fail to plan properly, or at all, which can ultimately lead to higher estate taxes, conflicts among family members, and even failure of the business....