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North Carolina Will and Estate Attorney Says, “When It Comes to Cryptocurrency, Estate Planning Is a Must!”

North Carolina Will and Estate Attorney Says, “When It Comes to Cryptocurrency, Estate Planning Is a Must!”

You’ve most likely seen articles and news segments about cryptocurrency. The most popular form is Bitcoin, but there are several others on the horizon. For the uninitiated, cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security, making it difficult to counterfeit. One of the main reasons why people and investors like cryptocurrencies…

Basics of Funding a Revocable Living Trust

Basics of Funding a Revocable Living Trust

Creating a revocable living trust is one of the best strategies for avoiding probate and leaving a lasting legacy for your family. However, the true protection afforded by a trust does not come after all the documents are signed – trusts need to be fully funded in order to make a real impact on your…

How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility in North Carolina

How to Choose an Assisted Living Facility in North Carolina

Assisted living facilities are often a transitional step for senior citizens between independent living and the full care provided at a nursing home. Seniors can receive assistance with cleaning, cooking, laundry, and other tasks while still maintaining a level of personal independence and privacy not found at nursing homes. Since there’s such a wide range…

It’s Possible to Change a Revocable Living Trust

It’s Possible to Change a Revocable Living Trust

As circumstances change and life throws new challenges our way, it’s important to take a look at your future plans and make sure they still match your wishes. This means examining your existing estate plan and making changes if necessary, which is especially true for your revocable living trust. As the name suggests, a revocable…

What to Know When Transitioning an Elderly Parent to an Assisted Living Facility

What to Know When Transitioning an Elderly Parent to an Assisted Living Facility

Transitioning an elderly parent to an assisted living facility, no matter how it’s needed, is never an easy move for eldery parents or the adult children. Many do not want to leave the home they’ve known for years to move into unfamiliar surroundings, especially if they consider it to be a loss of independence. However,…

Successor Trustees: Who Are They, What’s Expected of Them, and How to Choose

Successor Trustees: Who Are They, What’s Expected of Them, and How to Choose

Revocable Living Trusts are designed to serve a variety of functions, such as providing individuals with greater control over how their assets and property are handled in the event of incapacitation or death, while also sparing loved ones from having to deal with the costs and delays of probate court. When a Revocable Living Trust…

Estate Planning When You’re Ill or Dealing with Health Challenges Related to Old Age

Estate Planning When You’re Ill or Dealing with Health Challenges Related to Old Age

Estate Planning When You’re Ill or Dealing with Health Challenges Related to Old Age Serious health diagnoses can impact your life in huge ways and may bring concerns you haven’t thought of up to the forefront. One of those concerns, which is often pushed off when everything is going well, is estate planning and/or elder…

When is it Time to Downsize?

When is it Time to Downsize?

When is it Time to Downsize? At some point, after your kids have moved out and started their own families, you may start thinking about downsizing your house. Depending on your personal situation, that may mean either moving into a smaller house, or to a senior living or independent/assisted living community. If you’ve been considering…

Will the VA Pay for Your Parent’s Nursing Home Care in North Carolina?

Will the VA Pay for Your Parent’s Nursing Home Care in North Carolina?

Nursing home care in North Carolina can be extremely costly, which is why the government has instituted different benefit programs to help seniors in need. One of these programs is administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. VA Health Care benefits are available to any veteran who served in the United States military on…

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