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We are proud to again announce that attorney Erin Patterson has recently been selected for two awards.
An Executor/Administrator wears many hats throughout the estate administration process - one of the most crucial being that of an investigator.
Our firm has been selected for inclusion in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings for 2023!
Find out what a Donor Advised Fund is and why its popularity has increased in recent years.
Find out why estate planning should take top priority to achieve peace of mind related to your children's care and financial stability.
Erin Patterson has been selected among the Best Lawyers in America 2023!
While online legal services may seem to be a convenient and low-cost option to quickly secure an estate plan, it may not be the best option for a variety of reasons.
In this ninth installment of our FAQ series, we review how often and reasons to consider an update to an existing estate plan.
Attorney Erin Patterson has been selected for the 2022 North Carolina Rising Stars list published by SuperLawyers! Only 2.5% of attorneys in North Carolina receive this distinction. Our team is thrilled that Erin has been selected for inclusion on this list and that we continue to be known for th...
We are pleased to announce that attorney Erin Patterson has been included in Business North Carolina's 2022 Legal Elite in the category of Tax & Estate Planning for the second year in a row! We are proud to work with an attorney who is continually recognized by her peers for her commitment to exc...
Erin Patterson Law, PLLC has been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings!
Best Lawyers honored approximately 5% of practicing lawyers in the United States, exemplifying the work of the most elite and top-rated lawyers in the country.
In this continuation of our FAQ Series, we discuss Court involvement during the administration of an estate and the potential for estates to be administered through alternate procedures.
In this continuation of our FAQ Series, we discuss three common restrictive covenants encountered in employment agreements.
Attorney Erin Patterson is now a fully licensed attorney in the state of South Carolina!
This year, our associate attorney, Jeanna Shelton, is celebrating her fifth anniversary of legal practice. Read more about Jeanna and her first five years of practice here!
FAQ Series Estate Administration - Question #2: I am the named Executor in a decedent's Will or am considered the qualified Personal Representative of an estate under North Carolina law. What is my first step?