Month: January 2020

Detailing intestate succession

After the initial shock and/or sadness surrounding the death of your spouse begins to abate, you may begin to question how they wished to have their assets distributed. Typically those wishes are stipulated in a will, yet what if your spouse died without one? Many in...

What is decanting?

Some people are not sure about setting up trusts because they can be hard to change. Irrevocable trusts, for example, cannot be altered unless the beneficiaries consent to it. Fortunately, North Carolina law provides residents with a way to change the terms of their...