Tag: Estate Planning

Keeping the Peace after You’re Gone

Planning With an Aim Towards Building Unity By Cory Howes A contested will or trust can wreak havoc on families. The conflict can result in possibly irreparable resentment and loss of familial communication. Old… Read More

Attorney Rachel Blunk Joins Forrest Firm

February 1, 2018 (GREENSBORO, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Rachel Blunk to its Greensboro office. Now in its… Read More

Attorney Andrew Bowman Joins Forrest Firm

January 17, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew Bowman to its Greensboro office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney Keith Richardson Joins Forrest Firm

January 8, 2018 (RALEIGH, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Keith Richardson to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Estate Planning for the Newly Married

By Cory Howes Now is the perfect time to start working on an estate plan—because, as newlyweds, you may not have a list of your accounts, but you’ve effectively just done a working… Read More

Attorney Matthew Adams Joins Forrest Firm

October 16, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Matthew Adams to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Andrew R. Jones Joins Forrest Firm

October 5, 2017 (Wilmington, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Andrew R. Jones to its Wilmington office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Attorney Adam Wanee Joins Forrest Firm

September 5, 2017 (Durham, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Adam Wanee to its Durham office. Now in its seventh year,… Read More

Attorney John Love Joins Forrest Firm

May 1, 2017 (Raleigh, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney John Love to its Raleigh office. Now in its seventh… Read More

Who Should Be Your Successor Trustee?

By Cory Howes If you have a revocable living trust, you probably named yourself as trustee so you can continue to manage your own financial affairs. Eventually, someone will need to step in… Read More

#FF5: A YEAR TO REMEMBER

By James Forrest 2016 was a big year for us, as we celebrated the firm’s fifth anniversary (we’ll be 6 on January 1, 2017!). At the beginning of the year, our then… Read More

THREE REASONS TO AVOID PROBATE

By Cory Howes When you pass away, your family may need to visit a probate court in order to claim their inheritance. This can happen if you own property (like a house, car,… Read More

2017 PREDICTIONS FOR CORPORATE LAW

By Jeff Wolfe Every year as we approach the holidays, business tends to do one of two things: (1) slow down as people slip away for well-deserved and overdue vacations, or (2) as… Read More

2017 PREDICTIONS FOR CORPORATE LAW

By Jeff Wolfe Every year as we approach the holidays, business tends to do one of two things: (1) slow down as people slip away for well-deserved and overdue vacations, or (2) as… Read More

ATTORNEY JENNIFER HOVERSTAD JOINS FORREST FIRM

December 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Jennifer Hoverstad. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More

ESTATE PLANNING FOR NEWLYWEDS

By Cory Howes As we head into colder weather, many of us have wrapped up a special year attending the weddings of loved ones. If you were one of the lucky people to… Read More

ESTATE PLANNING: PROVIDING FOR YOUR PARENTS

By Cory Howes Perhaps you’ve heard of the “Sandwich Generation,” which includes many Baby Boomers. People in the sandwich generation are those that find themselves caring not only for their children, but also their… Read More

FORREST FIRM SPONSORS RECITY NETWORK

October 20, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Durham non-profit ReCity Network. Read More

FORREST FIRM ANNOUNCES NACE PARTNERSHIP

September 6, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces its partnership with the Triangle chapter of NACE, the National Association for Catering… Read More

ATTORNEY LESLIE LASHER JOINS FORREST FIRM

August 15, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney Leslie Lasher. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in 2016, the Forrest… Read More

WHAT WE NEED MOST: THE LIVING WILL

By Cory Howes With estate planning, people incorrectly assume that they’re sitting down with lawyers and financial advisors to prepare for what happens after they die. But many aspects of estate planning pertain… Read More

ATTORNEY DAVID MORRIS JOINS FORREST FIRM

July 1, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) The Forrest Firm, a North Carolina-based business law firm and certified B Corporation, announces the addition of attorney and strategist David Morris. Celebrating its fifth anniversary in… Read More

ATTORNEY AARON GARD JOINS FORREST FIRM

APRIL 13, 2016 (DURHAM, NC) James Forrest, founder and principal attorney at the Forrest Firm, P.C., announces the addition of attorney Aaron Gard to advise the firm’s diverse roster of business clients in North… Read More

ESSENTIALS OF ESTATE PLANNING

By Cory Howes When people hear the term “estate planning,” many immediately think of estate tax planning. Others think “get a Will” and that is all they need. While planning for estate taxes… Read More