Problems With Digital Assets in NC Probate

Posted on: July 20th, 2016
Online accounts and digital assets are a growing concern in estate administration. Depending on the decedent’s personal or professional interests, they could have substantial assets left in a virtual limbo. In addition to financially valuable digital accounts (like frequent flyer miles, Google Wallet, and PayPal balances), the decedent might have maintained photo storage accounts with sentimental images of life events....

Veterans Administration Does Not Recognize State Guardians

Posted on: May 20th, 2011
I’ve been at the North Carolina Guardianship Association conference for the last couple of days. One issue that I never really gave much thought to is that the Veterans Administration, as a federal agency, does not recognize state guardianships. ...

Income Taxation of Estates – a Brief Overview

Posted on: January 30th, 2010
In North Carolina it is not uncommon for persons to handle administration of a decedent’s estate without hiring a lawyer or an accountant. ...
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