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

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

Helping Businesses Navigate the Employment Law World

Employee Check Withholding Referencing the North Carolina Wage and Hour Act (N.C.G.S. § 95-25.8), it does not outlaw this practice, but there are things to consider when withholding monies from your employees. The Act actually gives an employer a fairly wide berth in terms of what it can deduct from an employee’s wages. Particularly relevant [...]

By |2019-06-13T23:50:48-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Employment law|0 Comments