North Carolina recently changed the statutes the involved regarding Power of Attorney, repealing the forms and replacing them with new ones. What does this mean for people who already have a Power of Attorney paperwork completed and notarized? First, you should always consult a lawyer to know specifics for you situation. Most times the state … More What happens when the law about my will or power of attorney changes?
The New York Times has an article on the importance of having a will. I think this article makes some very valid points, and is worth reading. As a lawyer who focuses on estate planning, when I mention that people should have wills, durable power of attorneys, and healthcare power of attorneys they assume my … More NY Times Article on Why you need a Will
Please do not put your wishes for your funeral plans in your will. Wills are often read after plans are made for funerals or in some cases after the funeral has happened. If you have special wishes for your funeral, please keep them in a safe place and make sure people know you have made … More Funeral Plans