Category Archives: Estate Law

What is an Estate Administrator?

What is an Estate Administrator? | Lawyer in Cary NC When a person dies and doesn’t leave a will, his or her assets  go through the probate process, which is carried out by a person appointed as the legal representative or the estate administrator. The person can be the surviving spouse, another family member, a…
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Understanding the Probate Process

Understanding the Probate Process | Estate Planning in Cary When a person dies, his assets are distributed to his creditors and beneficiaries.  The court supervises this probate process in order to ensure that the bills of the deceased person, also known as the decedent, are paid and that the remainder of his assets go to…
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Understanding Durable Power of Attorney

A durable power of attorney is an important tool in estate planning because it protects you in case you’re unable to make financial or health decisions. The durable power of attorney outlines what to do if you are incapacitated. There are two types – one that covers finances and one that covers health care.  Our…
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The Various Types of Power of Attorney

Welcome back! Our estate lawyer in Cary NC is here to talk with you more about powers of attorney and the difference in each type. Below, you'll find more information that goes along with our previous post. If you missed that blog, be sure to visit with it, as well. Power of Attorney Types |…
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