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5 Considerations for Rental Property in Probate
Posted on: April 6th, 2017
Whether it’s a single property or multiple homes, rental property in probate poses a few concerns. Discussed below are five issues that must be addressed if a decedent owned rental property....
Out-of-State Property in North Carolina Probate
Posted on: January 24th, 2017
The executor must inventory and evaluate all personal property, vehicles, and assets that pass through probate. However, if the decedent held property outside of North Carolina, those assets must follow the laws present in the alternate jurisdiction....
NCBA Symposium: Gun Trusts in Elder and Special Needs Law
Posted on: January 23rd, 2017
TrustCounsel's principal attorney Gregory Herman-Giddens presents Gun Trusts in Elder and Special Needs Law at the North Carolina Bar Association Annual Symposium in Pinehurst this February....
Penalties for Executors Due to Attorney Fault
Posted on: November 16th, 2016
A recent court ruling serves as a reminder of the personal financial liability executors may face even when they retain a probate attorney. Executors may be held legally responsible for errors in estate administration - even an attorney's errors....
Updating Revocable Trusts in North Carolina
Posted on: September 29th, 2016
Updates to one’s revocable trust may be made by an amendment or a complete restatement. An amendment updates a specific part of the trust, while a restatement updates the entire trust. ...
Dave Ramsey Might be Misinformed About Living Trusts
Posted on: May 7th, 2016
Financial guru Dave Ramsey shares advice regarding managing debt and finances with millions of people. However, one of his books makes a broad statement about living trusts that is not entirely true....