An Estate Plan that Avoids Probate
The Raleigh probate process can be long and tedious, resulting in many people who want to create estate plans that will alleviate their heirs from having to go through probate. Probate is the court-supervised process that gives a person authority …
“It Can Wait”: Driving Distracted Raleigh NC
As you may be aware, the “It Can Wait” campaign has already successfully had over 11,000,000 pledgers. It is these people that are making the decision to drive safer to allow a safer environment for all drivers, pedestrians, bikers, and …
Your Divorce is Like Hurricane Matthew
Make Sure You Take Care of Yourself First. As we are all familiar, Hurricane Matthew slammed into the south east United States destroying areas of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Hurricane Matthew’s death toll within the United States …
Found a New Partner, so What About Alimony?
When people get a divorce, the most common wording within the divorce agreement is that alimony payments will stop if the spouse receiving them begins “cohabiting” with someone else. Raleigh Divorce Agreements When you think about it, the logic of …
Divorce: Husband could pay wife in retirement benefits
A husband could satisfy a $120,000 installment payment he owed to his ex-wife under their divorce agreement by transferring some of his retirement benefits to her, a Virginia court recently ruled. The wealthy couple’s divorce decree required the husband to …
Should I plead “Not Guilty” in NC Courts?
Have you been charged with a crime? Just because you think you may be guilty, does not automatically mean you will be found guilty of your criminal charge or traffic violation. Under the law, you are presumed to be innocent …