The Costs of DWI in North Carolina
In the last year, I have had several clients and friends send me an article on how to prevent being arrested for a DWI.The main thrust of the article suggests that you put your license and registration in a Ziploc bag under your windshield wiper along with a note stating you do not consent to […]
Advanced Healthcare Directives – Your Voice, Your Choice
We all like to make our own decisions, especially when it comes to our healthcare. However, should there ever come a time when we cannot speak for ourselves, we would like to some method of informing others of our wishes. North Carolina provides its residents with an outstanding method of speaking for ourselves when it […]
How Do I Get an Uncontested Divorce?
Ok. I get it. You believe there isn’t anything to figure out or decide between you and your ex, you just want to get an uncontested divorce and be done with it. You don’t need an attorney telling you all about what could go wrong, at $50 or $100 for a consultation. You are budget […]
What is an Uncontested Divorce?
An “uncontested divorce” is a divorce without any issues to resolve. When a marriage relationship ends, and the parties can agree to satisfactory terms, the divorce is considered “uncontested.” This type of divorce can be processed in a relatively short amount of time (approximately 40 to 60 days). The costs are significantly reduced for obtaining […]
Don’t Be Afraid to “Trust”
Some people are hesitant to set up trust instruments because of some common misunderstandings about how they work. Namely, there is a false but widespread perception that trusts are expensive. Laymen often balk at the mere mention of the word trust, but the reality is that the trust agreement can lower the costs of probate […]