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PART II: ADVANCE DIRECTIVES IN NORTH CAROLINA

In part one of our three-part estate planning series, we discussed how to provide for the disposition of property upon death, with a particular emphasis on the importance of testamentary wills and the value of trusts to the estate planning process. Despite their importance, however, wills and trusts are still uncommon—as the majority of Americans [...]

By |2019-03-12T15:26:36-04:00March 12th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Part I: Disposition of Property It is estimated that nearly 60% of adults in the United States have never completed a will to address where their property will go when they die. Of course, sitting down and planning for one’s death is not necessarily an activity one looks forward to and it can even be [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:38:00-04:00February 11th, 2019|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Bennett Guthrie, PLLC serves as Gold Sponsor for Winston-Salem Ambassadors’ annual meeting

January 25, 2019 – The law firm of Bennett Guthrie, PLLC was proud to serve as the Gold Sponsor at the second annual meeting of the Winston-Salem Ambassadors, which was held on January 25, 2019 at the Winston Cup Museum in Winston-Salem. There were 150 people in attendance from local catering businesses to city officials [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:40:22-04:00February 6th, 2019|Community events|0 Comments

Are Your Background Checks Putting Your Company At Risk?

Keeping up to date with today's changing business climate is essential to maintaining a productive and competitive business. Likewise, understanding employment laws and regulations is imperative to keeping your company from violating regulatory rules and from being exposed to costly litigation. Know the Law General FCRA/Title VII Requirements for Criminal Checks state Provide all appropriate [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:42:43-04:00January 17th, 2019|Employment law|0 Comments

What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance & Am I required to carry it?

Workers’ Compensation is a statutory claims system established by Chapter 97 of the North Carolina General Statutes, also known as the Workers’ Compensation Act. The purpose of Workers’ Compensation is to provide compensation to employees who have lost an ability to earn wages due to an accident sustained in the course and scope of their [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:46:52-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

NORTH CAROLINA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: A CRASH COURSE

Business owners face numerous hurdles as they strive to be successful in their fields. Whether it is difficulty obtaining adequate capital, issues with employees, trouble reaching the target market, or simply a competitive market, businesses operate in an environment that is fraught with danger. It is no wonder then, that Workers’ Compensation insurance can become [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:48:25-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Employment law, Workers compensation|0 Comments

NORTH CAROLINA SUPREME COURT AMENDS THE RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE

On December 19, 2018, the North Carolina Supreme Court issued several amendments to the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure—which are set to take effect on January 1, 2019. The amendments mostly comprise a large-scale overhaul of the Appellate Rules pertaining to appeals involving juveniles. However, a few amendments are also made to provisions affecting [...]

By |2019-01-02T20:48:44-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Supreme Court of NC Rulings|0 Comments