Estate Planning

Legal Implications of COVID 19 Legal Implications of the COVID-19 Outbreak
All of us have been forced to make drastic changes in our day to day living in an effort to cope with this pandemic. These are unprecedented times for our communities, our businesses and our nation. Of course, our first… Read More ››
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The realities of aging can bring a variety of challenges in long term care planning. The decline of physical abilities and the visible effects of aging are commonly recognized. What can be equaling damaging to an aging loved one is… Read More ››
doctrine-of-necessaries-nc The Doctrine of Necessaries in North Carolina: Can I Be Held Responsible for My Deceased Spouse’s Debts?
This is an important question for all married couples. Most people would say that if the debt of the deceased spouse was only in his or her name, then the surviving spouse would not be responsible. This is true, most… Read More ››
nc power of attorney statute New NC Power of Attorney Statute in Effect January 1st, 2018
Effective January 1, 2018, a new power of attorney statute came into effect in North Carolina. This new law, known as the North Carolina Uniform Power of Attorney Act, supersedes and makes substantial changes to our state’s prior power of… Read More ››
doyle law offices estate planning blended family Estate Planning for Blended Families
The law in North Carolina makes a distinction between children and stepchildren. Learn what’s important to know about estate planning in blended families. Read More ››