NC Planning Blog

Negotiating a Commercial Lease: Top 5 Considerations

Whether you are a start-up company or an existing business experiencing growth, you may be looking to rent commercial real estate to serve as your base of operations.  While the signing of a commercial lease is often a positive transaction, indicating that times are good and the future is bright, the process can be a […]

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Law Alert: Updates To Veterans’ Benefits

On September 18, 2018, the Veterans Administration (VA) published new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for Veterans’ benefits. Some of the rules include expanded look back periods.  For example, gifts made in the past 36 months, either to a family member or to an irrevocable trust, would be penalized. Likewise an investment in an […]

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My loved one’s estate is really small. Do I still have to go through probate?

One of our most frequently asked questions in estate administration is, “The estate is really small.  Do I really have to go through the entire probate process?”  While there are ways under North Carolina statutes to avoid a full on estate administration, other factors, besides monetary value, will help determine if your process can be […]

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Monitoring Hurricane Florence

We are closely monitoring Hurricane Florence.  Our first priority is the safety of our clients and our team.  As such we have made arrangements to work and handle matters remotely for the remainder of the week.  Should you need to get in touch with us or have an immediate need, rest assured we will still […]

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Am I Eligible For Veteran’s Pension Benefits?

Many veterans we meet with are unaware of the potential Veteran’s Pension benefits that may be available to them.   As a veteran, if you meet certain criteria, you or your spouse may be eligible for pension benefits. Veteran’s pension benefits are often referred to as “Aid and Attendance.” However this is only one type of […]

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