January 25, 2017

Five Important Things for the Buyer to Know

By: Ryan C. Hawkins   An Attorney must conduct your closing. A person who is not licensed to practice law in North Carolina and is not […]
January 25, 2017

Five Important Things for the Seller to Know

Accuracy of the information on the listing agreement and the seller disclosure form is important. Inaccurate information on the seller disclosure is a common source of […]
January 25, 2017

How Should Two (or More) People Own Property? (Part I)

People rarely consider how they should take title to property. When a couple contemplates the purchase of property they normally think about the renovations they want to […]
January 25, 2017

The Duties of a Notary Public: Create a Standard Procedure

Buying anything these days with a credit card or even check requires the production of a driver’s license or photo identification. Signing loan documents or a […]
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 […]
January 25, 2017

Anatomy of a NC Foreclosure (Part 1)

If you’re confused about the legal process of foreclosure in North Carolina, you’re not alone.  This is the first in a series of posts which I hope will shed […]
January 25, 2017

Anatomy of a NC Foreclosure (Part 2)

You’re at the foreclosure hearing.  At the conference table sits the clerk of superior court and the attorney for the substitute trustee.  A common misperception is […]
January 25, 2017

Anatomy of a NC Foreclosure (Part 3)

In this post we’ll begin to examine the “heart” of a NC non-judicial foreclosure — the first of the 4 core elements that the clerk must […]
January 25, 2017

Why Do I Need an Estate Planning Lawyer?

The estate planning process may not be too fun to think about, but it’s one of the most important steps you can take during your lifetime. […]
January 25, 2017

The Importance of Wills and Estate Planning: What You Need to Know

It is important for individuals to be prepared for anything that could happen, which is why it is vital to have a legal will and an […]