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REMOTE EXECUTION OF INCAPACITY DOCUMENTS DURING THE COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Published May 20, 2020

REMOTE EXECUTION OF INCAPACITY DOCUMENTS DURING THE COVID-19/CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC   Prior to the Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic, the law required an individual executing a living will or health care power of attorney to do so before a public notary and two witnesses. …

Coronavirus SBA Loan Forgiveness

Published March 31, 2020

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law H.R. 748 the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” or the “CARES Act.” Section 1106 creates an SBA loan forgiveness program that any employer should seriously consider as the program…

IRS Corna Virus/COVID-19 Tax Relief

Published March 23, 2020

IRS has extended the April 15 deadline for filing tax returns until July 15, according to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Notice 2020-18 posted by IRS on March 20. This is a change from a prior IRS announcement that…

Wills for Heros

Published March 18, 2019

I had a nice day yesterday volunteering for the NC State Bar’s Wills for Heros program at Campbell law school. https://www.ncbarfoundation.org/our-programs/wills-for-heroes/ Two Campbell law students and I created estate plans for 2 First Responders and their families: a Knightdale police…

IRS keeps 2016 Third Quarter Interest Rates the ...

Published June 6, 2016
IRS keeps 2016 Third Quarter Interest Rates the Same

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Third Quarter of 2016 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning July 1, 2016. The rates will be: four (4)…

How to Avoid Guardianship

Published April 28, 2015
How to Avoid Guardianship

When a parent or other loved one becomes unable to handle his or her affairs, traditionally family members sought the appointment of a guardian to act on behalf of the incapacitated family member. Because the family member no longer has…

Chili Today, Hot Tamale

Published February 12, 2015
Chili Today, Hot Tamale

The Tres Hombres chili team took home first place in the “Meat Division” of the Saint Saviour’s Chili Cook Off last Sunday, February 8, 2015. The team representing Christ Episcopal Church was made up of long time church members Lockhart…

IRS Offer In Compromise Program Demystified

Published January 9, 2015
IRS Offer In Compromise Program Demystified

One program the IRS offers to help those who cannot immediately pay their tax in full is the “offer in compromise” (or “OIC”) program. The OIC program is the IRS’ recognition that you cannot “get blood from a turnip” and…

Wooten selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers ...

Published January 7, 2015
Wooten selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.©

Louis E. Wooten, III has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America.© Best Lawyers is a listing of 52,488 attorneys selected by their peers based on 5.5 million detailed evaluations…

Trusts Are Not Just for the Rich – Part I

Published May 29, 2014
Trusts Are Not Just for the Rich – Part I

People often think trusts are only for the very wealthy. In reality, trusts can be useful for people of all income levels. In this two-part blog series, I discuss some of the applications we at the Wooten Law Firm make…

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