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What Are Surplus Funds

When your real estate is in foreclosure either by a lender or under a tax lien, the Clerk of Superior Court receives bids on your property until bidding expires and the property is sold to the highest bidder on a specified closing date. It is possible that the real estate sells for more than is…
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Understanding the Use of Trusts, Part Two

Welcome back. We are here to talk more about trusts and how you can better understand their uses when estate planning in Raleigh NC. If you missed our previous blog be sure to check back here for more. An oversimplified way to look at a trust is to think of it as a living person…
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Understanding the Use of Trusts, Part One

To better understand trusts we need to look at their origin dating back almost 900 years. In the year 1119 A.D., nine knights traveled from France to Jerusalem to explore and excavate below the Temple of Solomon and Harrod’s palace. King Baldwin II of Jerusalem was immediately receptive to the knights and furnished them with…
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Why Do I Need A Power Of Attorney?

A power of attorney, sometimes called a durable power of attorney or general power of attorney, is an important document in which you appoint a person or persons to act on your behalf. There are different types of power of attorney forms, so you should speak to an attorney in Raleigh NC to determine what…
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