HERE’S HOW TO ENSURE YOUR ESTATE PLANNING PROCESS IS SMOOTH SAILING
The process of estate planning can either be smooth or rough, depending on your individual circumstance and the person who handles it. Interestingly, estate planning is one of those procedures many people would rather put off for a later date. Most times, it is put off simply because of the work that needs to go […]
UNCONTESTED DIVORCE WORKSHOP
Divorce causes major life changes. It can be very difficult to navigate and if done improperly can cause undue emotional and financial harm. To help keep that from happening, Meek Law Firm will be conducting a workshop in March of this year on Uncontested Divorce. This workshop is free to the public. The workshop will […]
DO I NEED ESTATE PLANNING?
Most people do not think about their own death on a regular basis. I would suggest that it is not something that you should do all the time simply because it is somewhat depressing. The old adage is that there are two things you can count on in life; death and taxes. Though estate planning […]
LIVING WILL VS. HEALTHCARE POWER OF ATTORNEY
Although a living will and a healthcare power of attorney are both health related documents associated with estate planning in North Carolina, they serve different functions. In many cases, it’s necessary to have both a living will and a healthcare power of attorney. Similarities between a living will and healthcare power of attorney Both of these documents […]
HOW CAN I MODIFY MY CHILD SUPPORT?
In a proceeding to modify the amount of child support payable under a child support order that was entered at least three years before the pending motion to modify was filed, a difference of 15% or more between the amount of child support payable under the existing order and the amount of child support resulting […]
WHAT IS AN ESTATE PLANNING ATTORNEY?
Charlotte, NC residents need to know that estate planning is an important process that protects you financially and personally. Estate planning attorneys serve many functions related to your desires for your belongings and assets after you pass away. Estate planning attorneys are most often involved with asset disbursement through document creation. These documents include trusts, wills […]
DO I NEED A LAWYER FOR MY TRAFFIC TICKET?
You are not required to have a lawyer for almost anything you can do at the particular courthouse you have to report to. In most actions, especially those involving traffic citations, a person can show up and represent themselves. Even in slightly more serious matters the Court will grant a pro se litigant (person that […]