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Is It Always Necessary to Probate a Will?

A person who dies typically has two classes of assets: probate assets and non-probate assets. Probate assets are property titled in the deceased person’s name. For example, if…

What are the Requirements of a Valid Will in North Carolina?

North Carolina attorney Rania Combs discusses the statutory requirements of a valid Wills ain North Carolina.

What are the Requirements of a Valid Will in Texas?

Texas attorney Rania Combs discusses the statutory requirements of a valid holographic Will and a valid typewritten Will in Texas.

Who Can Serve as Executor in North Carolina?

What is an Executor? An executor, sometimes called a”personal representative,” is a person or entity a testator appoints in a Will…

How Do I Revoke a Will in North Carolina?

Attorney Rania Combs discusses how to properly revoke a Last Will and Testament in North Carolina.

Who Inherits Property When There is no Will in North Carolina

Attorney Rania Combs discusses the North Carolina Intestate Succession Act, which dictate how property is distributed when someone dies without a Will in North Carolina.

Dying Without A Will Can Be A Nightmare!

Intestacy laws are rigid and inflexible and may result in a distribution that seems neither fair nor equitable.

Will a Gift I Make To My Married Child Be Community Property?

A very generous father wanted to buy a house for his married son. But he had a concern. He didn’t want the house to become community property.