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  1. Undue Influence

    What is Undue Influence? What exactly is undue influence? Undue Influence is when someone pressures another to act not of their own free will. Instead, a person is coerced, or forced, into taking a certain action.  Undue influence often arises when a friend family member falls ill.  For example, mom is diagnosed with cancer. Her then boyfriend […]

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  2. How to Stress Test Your Estate Plan

    How to Stress Test Your Estate Plan I don’t know about you but I hate being stresssed. I guess it’s because I’m a control freak. I know I’m not alone here. But, one thing I, and you, too, can control is alleviating stress when you die. How? By learning how to stress test your estate […]

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  3. Steps to Reduce Stress Through Estate Planning

    Steps to Reduce Estate Planning Stress I don’t know about you, but I sometimes find life stressful. Ok, let’s be honest here, I often find life to be stressful. A lot of my stress comes from not being in control. When I can’t control what is going on in my life, I become anxious. Anxiety […]

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  4. How Estate Planning Can Reduce Stress

    How Estate Planning Can Reduce Stress Let me ask you this question. What happens when you get stressed? For most people, the flight or fight response kicks in when we are in a stressful situation. And we have certainly experienced some stressful situations that affect our lives in the last decade: 9/11, financial crisis of […]

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  5. Common Business Formation Mistakes

    Top Eight Common Business Formation Mistakes Are you interested in starting your own business? Make sure you do your homework first. Above all, you want to avoid making any or all of the eight common business formation mistakes. Why? Business formation mistakes can torpedo your business before it starts. Starting, and maintaining, a new business […]

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  6. What is the Difference Between a Limited Liability Company and a Corporation?

    What is the Difference Between a Limited Liability Company and a Corporation? Congratulations! You have started a business. Now you need to decide what type of entity is best for your business. When starting a business, a business owner must first choose which type of entity to create. Two of the most popular entity types […]

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  7. All About LLC’s

    All About LLC’s Many people opt to start an LLC otherwise known as a Limited Liability Company. Wondering what a Limited Liability Company is? Want to know if a Limited Liability Company might be a great option for your company? Stay with me while we enter into a quick tutorial on all about llc’s. What […]

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  8. What are the steps of probate?

    What Are The Steps of Probate? Losing a loved one is difficult. You go through so many emotions – grief, despair, anger and fear to name a few. You notify loved ones and make funeral arrangements. Now you have to start the probate process. But, you have no idea where to begin. Exactly what are […]

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  9. What is a Probate Attorney?

    What is a Probate Attorney? Jill walks up to me at a networking event. We talk about what we both do for a living. I mention that I do estate planning and probate. Jill goes “What is a probate attorney?” We began an in-depth conversation about the subject. Read on to learn more. Estate Attorney […]

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  10. What is Probate?

    What Is Probate? Understanding the Estate Administration Process in NC Your mom dies. You are grieving and trying to figure out what you need to do. A friend tells you that you need to go to probate court. But what is probate? Probate In A Nutshell In a nutshell, “probate” is a legal process to […]

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