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National Healthcare Decisions Day Events 2018

Lexington, NC – National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is coming up next week. Several local agencies, including Hospice of Davidson County, Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, and Davidson County Senior Services, are hosting events during the week to share information and communicate the importance of putting plans in place to ensure your wishes are honored. Attorney Ryan McNeill of Brinkley Walser Stoner will join others to speak at a free event at Hospice of Davidson County on April 19 from 4 – 6 pm on the topic. Standard North Carolina advance directive forms will be available, and notaries will be present.

BWS Update | April 2018

In the April 2018 edition of the BWS Update, we read an article on succession planning for your business by Bradley Hunt, recognize a work anniversary for Gary Bowers, and celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day.

Succession Planning

What will happen to your business if you retire, become ill, or die? A sound succession plan allows you to determine the answer to this question well in advance of any of these scenarios becoming reality and can ensure your business survives into the future. An article on business.com reported fewer than two-thirds of corporate leaders interviewed were actively executing a succession plan by grooming potential leaders. Another survey reported only 17% of non-profits have a succession plan in place.

McNeill Presents Medicaid Planning Seminar

Attorney Ryan McNeill of Brinkley Walser Stoner will present a seminar on Medicaid Planning on March 14 at the Mabel D. Smith Senior Center in Greensboro. The session will cover long-term care planning, including relevant changes in the estate laws. The event is free and open to the public.

BWS Update | March 2018

In the March edition of the BWS Update, attorney Gary Bowers discusses 3 common HOA disputes; learn about North Carolina’s new Uniform Power of Attorney Act enacted January 1, 2018; and we congratulate attorney Ryan McNeill on his 10th anniversary with the firm!

North Carolina’s New Uniform Financial Power of Attorney Act

Financial Power of Attorney documents have long been used in estate planning to allow a person to appoint a fiduciary to manage that person’s financial affairs. They are often used both in situations where the person granting the power of attorney (the principal) is unable to manage financial affairs any longer or where the principal has the capacity to do so but prefers another to handle those matters. On January 1st, 2018 North Carolina enacted the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, which is codified in the new Chapter 32C of the North Carolina General Statutes.