Category Archives: living will

How much have you left to chance? It may be more than you think!

posted: July 10, 2013

The reality is…only about 20 percent of the population has a formal written estate plan. Taking the proper measures to put a plan in place today will allow for you to KEEP CONTROL when you may not be able to HAVE CONTROL!  At the very least, the documents listed below should be included in your […]

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You May Be Young, But You Are Still At Risk

posted: June 13, 2013

The possibility that we may suffer a catastrophic injury in a car accident or suffer from a sudden serious illness that leaves us physically or mentally incapacitated is not something many of us give much thought to.  While many consider it morbid to plan for such events, the reality is that it does happen regardless […]

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3 Legal Documents Every Graduating Senior Needs to Ensure Parents Can Make Important Medical And Financial Decisions On Their Child’s Behalf (Press Release)

posted: May 23, 2013

As a local attorney, I can’t stress enough how timely (and critical!) this information is.  Many young adults in our area will soon be heading off to college or traveling abroad without the 3 key documents(Advance Health Care Directive, HIPAA Form and Financial Power of Attorney) they need for mom or dad to oversee their […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Add Estate Planning to Your List of Resolutions in 2011!

posted: December 13, 2010

Resolving to get your legal affairs in order is one of the most important things you can do to make sure your family, wishes and assets are protected if something unexpectedly happens to you this year. Charlotte, North Carolina:   While many people focus on getting out of debt or getting organized for the New Year, […]

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It’s Snowbird Season…Don’t Let Your Estate Plan Leave You Out in the Cold!

posted: December 10, 2010

When I used to live up north, it seemed as though 9 out of 10 people I knew were snowbirds! Flocking to LaGuardia and JFK taking “flight” every winter to head to a warmer climate during the long northeast winter months.  Then like clockwork, return around Easter time to get away from the heat and […]

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PRESS RELEASE: ARE YOU LEGALLY PREPARED FOR AN ACCIDENT OVER THE DANGEROUS HOLIDAY TRAVEL SEASON?

posted: November 30, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  Sabrina Winters Phone:  (704) 843-1446 Email:  swinters@sabrinawinterslaw.com With the stores crowded, traffic horrendous and holiday parties in full swing, the period between Thanksgiving and New Years Day is undoubtedly one of the most dangerous travel times of the year.  Charlotte lawyer, Sabrina Winters, urges families to be prepared by making necessary […]

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4 Reasons Why Young Professionals Need an Estate Plan

posted: November 5, 2010

As a North Carolina estate planning attorney, I know young professionals have a lot to think about…starting their careers, buying their first home, starting a family.  All of these accomplishments are just the beginning of many bigger life events to come. So it is a rare day when someone in this generation wants to think […]

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A Great letter from the Presbyterian Buddy Kemp Cancer House

posted: March 7, 2010

I received a wonderful letter the other day from Marcia Lampert, the Director at the Presbyterian Buddy Kemp Caring House in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The Cancer Center was referred to me by the North Carolina Bar to speak to their community regarding end of life planning. It is hard to deal with our own incapacity […]

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Documents On Your Behalf: Living Will And Power Of Attorney

posted: November 5, 2009

Planning for your incapacity is the only way to ensure that your health care wishes are followed in the event that you can’t speak for yourself. Most folks don’t like the idea of thinking about being in a situation where they are unable to speak for themselves. Unfortunately, this often leads to a lack of […]

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