Defining Probate Have you ever been lost without directions? It is very frustrating. The death of a loved one can have that same feeling. A common and understandable question is simply – what do I… Read More
Young Moore is pleased to congratulate firm attorneys recognized by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, a listing of the state’s top lawyers in business-related categories as selected… Read More
A preliminary question following the death of a loved one is whether a probate estate (of some form) should be opened. Clients are sometimes surprised to learn that the opening of a probate estate is… Read More
Click on photo to enlarge Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. is pleased to announce that 22 lawyers have been included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. is pleased to announce that 18 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has grown to provide lists… Read More
Congratulations to the following Young Moore attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite for 2019: BUSINESS Alexander R. Atchison Chadwick I. McCullen CONSTRUCTION Jay P. Tobin LITIGATION John… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson is pleased to announce that Stephen A. Brown has been certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. To become… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. is pleased to announce that 15 lawyers have been named to The Best Lawyers in America© for 2019, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Administrative… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson, P.A. is pleased to announce that fourteen firm attorneys have been named in the 2018 edition of North Carolina Super Lawyers®. Recognized attorneys include: Walter E. Brock, Jr. – Insurance Coverage David… Read More
Do I Have Any Rights Against My Spouse’s Estate When My Spouse Devises All Or A Portion Of Their Assets, Whether By Will Or Otherwise, To Someone Other Than Me At Their Death?
North Carolina law provides certain statutory protections to the surviving spouse of a decedent. Unless waived in a written agreement as provided by statute, a surviving spouse has the right to a Year’s Allowance (currently… Read More
Can I Challenge a Will or Trust if I Believe the Document was Changed at a Time My Loved One Did Not Have the Capacity and/or the Ability to Resist the Influence of Others to Change the Will or Trust?
A beneficiary named under a decedent’s will or a beneficiary under the laws of intestate succession may have the ability to challenge a subsequent will or codicil (i.e., will amendment) executed by the decedent if… Read More
Do I Have Any Recourse Against an Agent Appointed Pursuant to a Power of Attorney Who I Believe is Taking Advantage of My Loved One?
An agent acting under a power of attorney, also known as an “attorney-in-fact,” is a fiduciary. A fiduciary owes the highest standard of care and loyalty to the principal. As a fiduciary, the agent usually… Read More
The immediate period following the death of a loved one is a difficult time. Often loved ones are tasked with planning memorial services, making burial arrangements, and hosting friends and family who wish to convey… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson attorney Stephen A. Brown recently answered some frequently asked questions about Estate, Trust, Fiduciary & Guardianship Litigation. Do I have any recourse against an agent appointed pursuant to a power of… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson recently hosted “Dead or Alive: What You Need to Know About Social Media and Digital Assets.” During the complimentary seminar, firm attorneys discussed timely topics involving digital assets. Topics included: “What… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson hosted “Exploring DOT Physicals and Other Legal Issues Facing Medical Care Providers” on April 20th. During the complimentary seminar, firm attorneys discussed a variety of topics that affect physicians. Topics included:… Read More
Stephen A. Brown and Reed N. Fountain recently participated in a panel discussion entitled “Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity” at the 36th Annual North Carolina Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Program in Kiawah Island, South… Read More
Joseph W. Williford and Stephen A. Brown recently spoke to the medical staff of a local hospital about avoiding legal claims and asset protection. Joe, a member of the firm’s medical malpractice defense team, discussed… Read More
Young Moore and Henderson is pleased to announce that Michael S. Rainey and Stephen A. Brown have been named shareholders of the firm. Michael joined the firm in 2008 and is a graduate of Campbell… Read More
It is not unusual for a husband or wife to transfer assets at their death to someone other than their spouse. The surviving spouse may not need the asset, the asset may be a family… Read More
The North Carolina Department of Revenue has issued a new Form NC-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. All North Carolina employees subject to withholding must complete and provide the new Form NC-4 to their employers. If… Read More