Advance Directives

Estate Planning Documents for Young Adults

Posted on: November 26th, 2015
Many legal responsibilities and freedoms are afforded to United States citizens when they reach the age of 18. Who will provide reliable care and maintenance of a young adult’s affairs if they are incapacitated? ...

Downsides of Do-It-Yourself Powers of Attorney

Posted on: March 27th, 2015
Powers of attorney are powerful documents that grant another individual broad rights over medical and financial decisions. Such an important power should involve careful planning. Ready-made legal forms found online, software programs with legal templates, and other DIY solutions are attractive to many individuals due to the ease of access and low cost. ...

5 Tips for Millennials’ Estate Plans

Posted on: January 30th, 2015
Every adult can benefit from an estate plan, regardless of marital status, age, income, or assets. Our Chapel Hill estate planning attorneys have even reviewed estate planning tips for college students. ...

Cohabiting Couples on the Rise

Posted on: February 7th, 2014
The National Survey of Family Growth, a federal report completed every four years, shows significantly more couples are having children and delaying or avoiding marriage. ...

NC Living Will Possibly Invalid For Pregnant Women

Posted on: January 5th, 2014
North Carolina is one of approximately two dozen other states where a living Will may not be valid for pregnant women. ...

Starting College? Start an Estate Plan

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013
Students leaving home for college may be focusing on studying for classes, but they may want to consider studying their own estate plan. ...
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