What is the Difference Between a Living Will vs a DNR?

What is the Difference Between a Living Will vs a DNR?

Prepare for the future by drawing up “Advance Directives” with your attorney. Advance directives let doctors and your loved ones know about your medical treatment wishes. Living wills and DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) orders are examples of advance directives. Learn about the difference between a living will vs. a DNR order. 

How to Keep Your Class 3 Firearms Safe

How to Keep Your Class 3 Firearms Safe

Because of the federal laws about NFA weapons, you must register them with the federal government. You must have proper FTC licensing to own these “class 3 firearms”. Learn how to keep your NFA guns safe from confiscation.

How Long Do You Have to Contest a Will?

How Long Do You Have to Contest a Will?

If you expect to inherit from a loved one but find out you’ve disinherited, you may feel shocked and disbelieving. As time passes, it’s normal to think about what possible recourse you have in the matter. If you suspect foul play or fraud, you may consider seeking legal recourse. Let’s look at valid reasons to file a dispute and see how long you have to contest a will in North Carolina.

Changing a Will

Changing a Will

You may need to change your will because of a marriage, divorce, a new baby, a death in the family, or a disagreement. These types of changes sometimes mean that you should rewrite your will. Other times you can make a change with a codicil. Stay prepared for the future by keeping your will current. Learn about changing a will to make the corrections you need. 

What You Should Never Put in Your Will

What You Should Never Put in Your Will

Creating a last will and testament is not complicated or expensive. You can even write your own will. But does it make sense legally? It’s crucial to devise a will if you have any assets such as a home, bank accounts, or any children. Writing your will protects your loved ones’ future. However, there are some things you should never put in your will. Let’s look at the items best left out of a last will and testament. 

Last Will and Testament Template for NC

Last Will and Testament Template for NC

Writing your own will from a template makes it easy to create your last will and testament. However, making a free will from a template has its drawbacks. When writing a will, you can easily miss crucial facts about yourself that you didn’t consider. Working with experienced legal counsel can help you avoid the pitfalls of using a free Last Will and Testament Template to make your will.

What is a Gun Trust?

What is a Gun Trust?

Some gun laws could cause a friend to face felony charges for possessing or firing your gun. A gun trust can help you legally share weapons with friends or pass down guns to others as an inheritance. Let’s look at exactly what a gun trust is and why you might need one.

Why Open a Qualified Disability Trust?

Why Open a Qualified Disability Trust?

With proper planning, disabled individuals can benefit from the formation of a qualified disability trust. This type of trust, also called a Special Needs Trust, or 3rd Party Trust, provides additional income while allowing for governmental benefits for their lifetime. A Qualified Disability Trust can help you provide for the future of your special needs or disabled family member. 

Asset Protection Strategies

Asset Protection Strategies

Asset protection strategies are not just for the uber-wealthy. If you work hard, you likely own assets that you don’t want to lose. Let’s look at some asset protection strategies to consider as you reach retirement age.