Category Archives: power of attorney

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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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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What to do if you need to revoke a Power of Attorney in North Carolina

posted: March 15, 2013

Powers of Attorney in North Carolina may be revoked by the person who executed the document (“Principal”).  But how do you accomplish this? If the Power of Attorney has been recorded in the Register of Deeds Office… 1.  The principal dies or 2.  A written revocation of the power of attorney is recorded at the […]

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Powers Of Attorney…What Are They And What Do They Do?

posted: December 15, 2011

Generally speaking, there are various types of powers of attorney in North Carolina; each with its’ own specific function.  Their function is more detailed than I will provide below.  However, generally it is as follows… 1.  Durable General Power of Attorney:  This Power of Attorney is created so that someone can manages finances for you.  […]

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5 Things Your Child’s Caretaker Should Always Have Or Know

posted: October 24, 2011

I took my daughter to the pediatrician the other day for her yearly check up. And while I was waiting to check in I heard the nurse say to the woman in front of me: “If you are not the parent we will need something in writing from a parent to treat the child.” It […]

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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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Another Reason Why On-line Document Drafting is Risky

posted: October 5, 2010

When you use an online service to create your documents, it seems very appealing at first. 1.  The cost is ridiculously inexpensive (you do get what you pay for!); 2.  You can create a document 24/7; 3.  No extra fees to pay an attorney to do what seems to be a pretty easy job…just answer […]

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