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Clients often ask, “Is it ‘legal’ to write up my own will” or “can I just write in changes to my will?” While a handwritten Will is recognized as “legal” in North Carolina, a June 2017 case decided by the NC Court of Appeals illustrates why that may not be such a good idea.
In the June 2017 BWS Update: Is a fast real estate closing always a good thing? Find out in this article by Gary Boweres; Ryan McNeill speaks on estate planning June 6 at Piedmont Crossing; and a Happy Father’s Day!
There is no doubt that technology and modern conveniences touch almost every aspect of our lives. The modern day consumer can purchase almost anything online, and with regard to a real estate loan closing our television promotes how easy it is to apply for a loan online or to close on your loan “faster than a speeding bullet.” At what point must the consumer ask the question, “What quality is being compromised for the sake of instantaneous gratification?”
In the May 2017 edition of the BWS Update: Filing a Claim Against Your Long-Term Care Insurance; Ryan McNeill Presents Estate Planning Documents EVERYONE Needs at June 6 Seminar; & May is Older Americans Month.
Two of our elder law attorneys, David Inabinett and Ryan McNeill, were recently interviewed for a video on considerations when choosing the right senior living community. Check out the video today!
Many financial planning experts recommend purchasing long-term care insurance. Long-term care policies may cover part of the cost of at home health care, assisted living, nursing home care, or some combination of the above, depending on the plan. At the point in time you need to use the coverage – either for a single incident or a permanent change in your health – you must file a claim to receive your benefits.