Estates/Elder Law Blog

National Estate Planning Awareness Week Blog Series – Post 5

Oct. 19, 2018

More than half of all Americans lack essential estate planning documents (2017 Survey by Caring.com).  If you don’t yet have your estate plan in order, now may be a great time to get started.  National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th through the 21st. …

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National Estate Planning Awareness Week Blog Series – Post 4

Oct. 18, 2018

More than half of all Americans lack essential estate planning documents (2017 Survey by Caring.com).  If you don’t yet have your estate plan in order, now may be a great time to get started.  National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th through the 21st. …

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National Estate Planning Awareness Week Blog Series – Post 3

Oct. 17, 2018

More than half of all Americans lack essential estate planning documents (2017 Survey by Caring.com).  If you don’t yet have your estate plan in order, now may be a great time to get started.  National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th through the 21st. …

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National Estate Planning Awareness Week Blog Series – Post 2

Oct. 17, 2018

More than half of all Americans lack essential estate planning documents (2017 Survey by Caring.com).  If you don’t yet have your estate plan in order, now may be a great time to get started.  National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th through the 21st. …

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National Estate Planning Awareness Week Blog Series – Post 1

Oct. 15, 2018

More than half of all Americans lack essential estate planning documents (2017 Survey by Caring.com).  If you don’t yet have your estate plan in order, now may be a great time to get started.  National Estate Planning Awareness Week is October 15th through the 21st. …

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10 Alternatives to Traditional Burial Arrangements

Sep. 4, 2018

ASHES TO ASHES, DUST TO DUST, WHAT ABOUT A DIAMOND, A TREE, OR POTTERY INSTEAD? 10 ALTERNATIVES TO TRADITIONAL BURIAL ARRANGEMENTS By: MWB Attorney Lisa M. Rothman As attorneys at McGuire Wood & Bissette who focus their practices on estate planning, estate administration, trust administration,…

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MWB Attorney Harris Livingstain Blog: Use Your IRA Wisely After Passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Jul. 23, 2018

Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in Late 2017 has impacted taxpayers who use itemized deductions to reduce their Federal taxes. In his article, MWB Attorney Harris Livingstain explains the challenges of the new law and offers advice on how to adjust to the new…

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Elder Abuse—Know the Warning Signs

Jun. 14, 2018

As I checked the news this morning, one particular story caught my eye—a “manager” and “caregiver” for Stan Lee (the famous Marvel comic book writer, editor, and publisher) was arrested for filing a false police report.  This arrest follows a welfare check for Mr. Lee…

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Kathleen Rodberg Presents Recent Developments in North Carolina Estate & Elder Law

Mar. 5, 2018

Kathleen Rodberg, a member of our Trusts, Estates & Elder Law team, presented recent developments in North Carolina law at the North Carolina Bar Association’s 22nd Annual Elder and Special Needs Law Symposium.  The Symposium was at Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina, on February…

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Navigating Long-Term Care Options

Feb. 12, 2018

Elder and special needs law attorneys Kathleen Rodberg and Andrew Atherton were recently interviewed for a Mountain Xpress article to discuss navigating Western North Carolina’s long-term care options. When sitting down with a family to discuss how to pay for the long-term care needs of…

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