January 25, 2017

Waiting on Execution

Service of a Notice to Designate Exemptions is a first step in collecting on a judgment. Too often we see clients fail to recognize the significance […]
January 25, 2017

Agencies File Friend-of-the-Court Brief on Debt Collection Practices

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently filed a joint amicus curiae, or friend-of-the-court, brief […]
January 25, 2017

Adequate Savings: The Key to Financial Wellness

No one ever plans to go into bankruptcy. To the contrary, a significant number of bankruptcies can be traced back to unexpected life events, like a […]
January 25, 2017

Think Twice Before Tapping Retirement Funds to Pay Debts

If you are struggling with financial obligations, there is no “one size fits all” approach. People in different situations take different approaches. Some may decide to […]
January 25, 2017

The Importance of a Family Law Attorney

Family law refers to legal matters relating to marriage, divorce, legal separation, child custody and support, alimony (spousal support), adoption and related issues. At one time […]
January 25, 2017

Concord Divorce Attorneys Discuss Equitable Distribution in North Carolina (Part 1 – Identification)

By Jim DeMay   While the parties must remain separate and apart for one (1) year before they can be granted an absolute divorce, the parties’ […]
January 25, 2017

WILLS IN NORTH CAROLINA (PART 1: ATTESTED WRITTEN WILLS)

Under North Carolina law, NCGS § 31-1, anyone over the age of 18 and of sound mind is entitled to make a Will. North Carolina recognizes […]
January 25, 2017

Holographic Codicil, Partial Revocation or Dependent Relative Revocation?

HOLOGRAPHIC CODICIL, PARTIAL REVOCATION or DEPENDENT RELATIVE REVOCATION. Wow… now that’s a mouth full. A little while back I posted about a Holographic Will–which is a […]
January 25, 2017

Major Estate Planning Benefits As Shared By Our Concord Wills & Estate Planning Attorneys

There are a great many considerations when it comes to a resident of Concord, North Carolina, making decisions in regard to his or her estate. In […]
January 25, 2017

New Law Affects Wills Disinheriting Spouses

The North Carolina Elective Share statute has changed. Spouses in North Carolina once had the right to “Dissent” from a deceased spouse’s Will if statutorily inadequate […]