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Brad H.

Principal
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Raleigh, NC
12 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
University of North Carolina

Brad is a business attorney with experience helping startup and growing companies in a variety of industries. He has served as general counsel for innovative companies and has developed a broad knowledge base that allows for a complete understanding of business needs.

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Angelica M.

Managing Attorney
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North Carolina
9 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
North Carolina Central University School of Law

Angelica McDonald, Esq. has singlehandedly established an in-demand law firm, won several accolades for her incredible work in her community and has her sights set on building a bi-coastal law practice that serves clients from her hometown to Hollywood. She is putting her city of Raeford, North Carolina on the map as the birthplace of the next legal superstar. And she is just at the onset of her career. An astute attorney, Angelica is sought after for her razor-sharp business acumen and her relentless litigation style. With a diverse background in entertainment, media and sports law, as well as business, she represents entrepreneurs and athletes on everything from complex contract negotiation to intellectual property matters, ensuring anything they’ve built is protected.

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Richard G.

Attorney
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Greensboro, NC
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
University of Elon School of Law

Hello! I am an Iowa native trying to bring some Midwest problem-solving to southern civil law. I thoroughly enjoy getting to know the individuals and businesses I assist. I practice estate planning and business formation and, with my litigation experience in mind, I help clients plan to ensure they and their interests are protected in the future.

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Kimbrelly K.

Attorney
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Lake Lure, NC
26 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Attorney Kegler has been licensed to practice law in ​the State of North Carolina since 1998. Over the years,​ she has worked in firms that focused on small​ business financing, initial startup formation, to​ starting several businesses of her own with bootstrap​ financing to venture capital funding. As a Certified​ Dream Manager, she couples the skills of listening to​ understand the big picture to get to solutions that not​ only fit today's needs but also the long term needs of​ her entrepreneurial clients.​

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Jonathan M.

Attorney
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Charlotte, NC
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, SC, VA
Charlotte School of Law

Owner and operator of Meek Law Firm, PC. Meek Law Firm provides comprehensive business law representation, precise and informed representation for real estate transactions in the commercial and residential markets of North and South Carolina and efficient succession and estate planning for business owners and individuals.

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Shelia H.

Attorney
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Durham, NC
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
UNC- Chapel Hill School of Law

Shelia A. Huggins is a 20-year North Carolina licensed attorney, focusing primarily on business, contracts, arts and entertainment, social media, and internet law. She previously served on the Board of Visitors for the North Carolina Central University School of Business and the Board of Advisors for the Alamance Community College Small Business Center. Ms. Huggins has taught Business and Entertainment Law at North Carolina Central University’s law school and lectured on topics such as business formation, partnerships, independent contractor agreements, social media law, and employment law at workshops across the state. You can learn more about me here: www.sheliahugginslaw.com www.instagram.com/mslegalista www.youtube.com/mslegalista www.facebook.com/sheliahuugginslaw

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September 3, 2021

James David W.

Partner
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Raleigh, NC
8 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, NC
Harvard Law School

I graduated from Harvard Law School and worked first for a federal judge and then a leading DC firm before starting a firm with a law school classmate. My practice focuses on company formations, early-stage investments, and mergers & acquisitions.

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March 26, 2022

Neilson B.

Managing Attorney
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Charlotte, NC
5 Yrs Experience
Licensed in IL, MO, NC
Shepard Broad School of Law

Hi, I am the founding member of Son of Brown Law Firm, based in Charlotte North Carolina. Our firm practices in the areas of Business Transactions, Cannabis/Hemp, Personal Injury and Immigration Law.

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AHAJI A.

Attorney
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Houston, TX
25 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC, TX
Indiana University - IUPUI

Ahaji Amos, PLLC is a Houston-based intellectual property and civil litigation firm servicing clients throughout the U.S.

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September 30, 2022

Gregory D.

Attorney at Law
Free Consultation
Wake Forest, NC
4 Yrs Experience
Licensed in NC
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University

Gregory S. Davis is a native of New York and is a graduate of the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Bowie State University. Prior to entering the practice of law, Greg was a Trust officer for one of the largest U.S. Banks, an adjunct professor of finance at Meredith College and a Series 7 licensed financial advisor. Greg is currently the owner of The Law Office of Gregory S. Davis, PLLC (gsdavislaw.com) focusing on Estate Planning, Real Estate and Business Law. Greg is also an adjunct professor of Business Law at Wake Tech.

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Estate Planning Legal Questions and Answers

Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

North Carolina

Asked on Jun 16, 2022

Trying to become a poa

My uncle needs a power of attorney

Holly T.

Answered Jun 17, 2022

A POA is best done through an attorney to ensure the verifying/interested parties are proper, the agreement includes what the principal wants, the principal is competent in case of a challenge and it's filed properly if necessary, for example if it will be used to transfer property. All persons should have a POA, HCPOA, Advanced Directives and Will. You can also pull the POA form out of the general statutes of NC. The form is included in the law.

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Estate Planning

Quitclaim Deed

North Carolina

Asked on Oct 1, 2023

Taxes related to quitclaim deed?

I recently inherited a property from a family member. I was given a quitclaim deed transferring the title from them to me. I am trying to understand my tax liabilities related to this transfer of ownership. I am not sure if there are tax implications that I need to be aware of and I was hoping to get advice from a lawyer on how to proceed.

N'kia N.

Answered Oct 30, 2023

A person who inherits property might be subject to taxes. This includes when the person receives a quitclaim deed for the property. However, the person's tax liabilities will ultimately depend in part on the location of the property itself. For legal guidance on the tax implications of inheriting North Carolina property, you might consider consulting with a knowledgeable North Carolina estate and tax planning attorney. Good luck!

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Estate Planning

Last Will and Testament

Illinois

Asked on Mar 21, 2023

How often should I review and update my will?

I am asking this question because I want to ensure that my will is up-to-date and reflects any changes in my life circumstances, such as marriage, divorce, birth or adoption of a child, or changes in my financial situation. I am also interested in understanding how frequently I should review and update my will to ensure that my assets are distributed according to my wishes in the event of my death.

Talin H.

Answered Apr 21, 2023

You basically just answered your question. You should review and update your will whenever a major life event happens that might influence how your assets are distributed in the will. The rule of thumb is the addition or subtraction of a family member, or addition, or subtraction of a major asset like a home purchase.

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Estate Planning

Power of Attorney

Illinois

Asked on Mar 25, 2022

Do I need a lawyer for power of attorney

Just want to know do I need a lawyer for power of attorney

T. Phillip B.

Answered Apr 5, 2022

You can create your own power of attorney so long as it meets all the necessary requirements.

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Estate Planning

Durable Power of Attorney for Finances

Illinois

Asked on Apr 19, 2023

What’s the Difference between General POA and Durable POA

I’m trying to get POA over my Mother Financial because she not Paying the Mortgage which is past over due along with some Bills she hasn’t paid on in months I don’t us to lose our home and she suffers from Dementia and we Both recently suffered from a stroke I would appreciate if you respond to my message beside With a Hi There !

T. Phillip B.

Answered Jun 3, 2023

I'm not a fan of either term as I find they just confuse things. Durable usually is referring that it remains effective after incapacity. Sometimes general is looked at as terminating at becoming incapacitated. Another term which comes up is springing which this one makes more sense where it isn't effective immediately but upon a date or occurrence (usually someone being deemed incapacitated). I don't think I'd ever create a POA where it terminates at incapacity since that's when I'd need it to work. Now you say your mother has dementia. Will she understand what she is signing and the purpose of the document? If not, she doesn't have the required mental capacity to establish a POA and will have to have a guardian appointed by the court.

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