Probate

What is Trust Administration and Why is it Important?

Trust Administration Lawyer

Many people don’t fully understand what trust administration is or why they need to go through the trust administration process. There can be a number of reasons for this misunderstanding, but the most common one is probably this – the grantor passed away and left you as the sole beneficiary of their trust. So now you believe (and rightfully so) that the trust and everything in it is yours. So what’s the big deal? Why would you need to do anything else to administer the trust? It’s your money now anyway, right? Well, sort of. Why Trust Administration is so […]

Do You Need a Probate Attorney in North Carolina?

North Carolina Probate Attorney

If you have been named as the executor or administrator of an estate in North Carolina, you may or may not need a Probate Attorney to assist you with the process. This article is intended to help you understand the basics of probate in North Carolina and decide whether you will need to hire a probate lawyer to help you. What is Probate? Probate is the legal process in North Carolina where the probate court qualifies an individual (the executor or estate administrator) to wrap up the final financial affairs of someone who has died (We typically call this person […]