How do you update a trust?

One of the most popular estate planning documents is the revocable living trust. A trust designated as revocable may be changed, added on to, or revoked while the grantor is alive and not incapacitated. A living trust is one that takes effect as soon as the grantor creates it.  Just creating a revocable living trust, however, is just the first step of the process in fully realizing the benefits of a living trust. Read More

What type/format of business should I start? 

Starting your business is an exciting time in your life. However, before you can get the ball rolling, you need to determine what type of business you should start. There are multiple business entities you can choose from, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.  With help from a small business lawyer, you can analyze your options further after reviewing the specific details of your case. Here’s Read More

What’s the difference between a will and a trust?

When you are preparing your estate plans, figuring out what is in the best interest of yourself and your family is of utmost importance. You may be considering your options further. For example, it is common for people to wonder whether they should implement a will or execute a trust.  There are many misconceptions regarding wills and trusts, one of which being that trusts are only for the ultra-rich. However, Read More

NC Legal Documents: Do-it-Right Legal for Do-it-Yourselfers

Information is instantaneously available, due to the rise of the internet. Additionally, many services that were not available in the past, including do-it-yourself (DIY) legal forms, now exist. As a result, it is tempting to think that the forms provided by these DIY services can be a low-cost substitute for the services of an attorney. The reality is you need to be aware that using these one-size-fits-all forms may Read More