Do You Need to Update Your North Carolina Power of Attorney?

Do You Need to Update Your North Carolina Power of Attorney?

One of the most important legal documents you can have in your estate plan is a durable power of attorney. This is a legal document that allows someone else to act as your agent in the event that you are incapacitated. On January 1, 2018, a new law went into effect in...
What is a Power of Attorney and Why is it so Important?

What is a Power of Attorney and Why is it so Important?

I’ve done a lot of posts on this blog talking about powers of attorney in North Carolina, what they are, why they are important, and why you need to have one. I’ve even talked about some of the pitfalls and mistakes people make with powers of attorney....
What is a Power of Attorney in North Carolina?

What is a Power of Attorney in North Carolina?

I frequently get asked about Power of Attorney (POA) forms, what they are, how they are used, and who should use them. I previously wrote about this topic in this post. So let’s start with some basics… What is a North Carolina Power of Attorney? In simple terms, a...
5 Must Have Documents for Your Estate Plan

5 Must Have Documents for Your Estate Plan

You finally found it… Regardless of whether you are 18 or 80, there are 5 legal documents that you must have in place to protect you in the event that you become incapacitated or die unexpectedly. These include a financial durable power of attorney, a healthcare...