Estate planning refers to the process of executing certain legal documents that dictate how your assets will be managed or dispersed upon death. All estate planning should include a last will and testament.  Your last will and testament can dispose of property such as cars, personal property, cash, stocks and bonds, and real property, among...

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A divorce can often be emotionally taxing on all parties involved. The impact on financial security and physical separation can negatively affect the spouses, children, family members, and friends. Therefore, it is vital that you find someone to talk to during and after a divorce. Your lawyer is a paid profession who generally bills you...

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How long does it take to get a divorce? It depends. In North Carolina, a divorce could take anywhere from 45 to 90 days or more. This is without counting the 12-month separation period required before you can file for an official divorce decree. The duration of a divorce often depends on several factors. For...

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Purchasing a home in cash holds a myriad of benefits for both parties. For the buyer, it presents the possibility of a faster closing and allows you a strong negotiating position. The seller, on the other hand, may also face fewer obstacles such as waiting on buyer approval. Though a cash closing is typically simpler...

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The American Psychological Association (APA) estimates that as many as 50 percent of U.S. couples will eventually separate. Although ending a marriage is far from unusual, it is still a difficult, often stressful process. Before couples can finalize their separation, there are many complicated issues that must be resolved.  Life insurance is a quintessential example...

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Over the past two decades, the divorce rate has fallen considerably among married people between the ages of 25 and 39. In contrast, the Pew Research Center reports that the divorce rate is actually increasing for people over the age of 40. In the modern world, getting divorced after 40 is normal. Many other people...

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An accident victim’s choice of attorney is one of the key decisions that will determine how much the victim receives in compensation and whether they are overall pleased with the process. At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, we offer members of the public a free consultation so that they can learn important information about...

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Divorce is a public process in North Carolina. Any interested member of the public can seek out divorce records and can share what they find with others. However, few people are actually looking for other people’s divorce records. Instead, it is often the person who got divorced who needs a copy of a divorce decree...

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An accident victim’s choice of attorney is one of the key decisions that will determine how much the victim receives in compensation and whether they are overall pleased with the process. At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, we offer members of the public a free consultation so that they can learn important information about...

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As many of you are probably aware, the Governor has issued a stay at home order beginning today at 5 pm. As an essential business, we will remain open to serve our clients. During this time, many people will face legal challenges and be in need of services regarding issues such as divorce and child custody, estate planning, business law and real estate matters. We are here to help. In order to follow social distancing protocols, we are offering phone and video conferences and innovative solutions to sign your essential documents in a safe manner. We are all going through a difficult time and things are rapidly changing, but Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long remains here for you.