NC Incompetency and Guardianship Proceedings

Posted on: January 8th, 2010
This is a basic outline of initial procedures and considerations in an incompetency and guardianship proceeding in North Carolina. ...

Responsibilities of Guardians in North Carolina

Posted on: October 8th, 2009
I’m leaving on vacation tomorrow, so it’s a hectic day in the office, but I wanted to share the link to the pamphlet Responsibilities of Guardians in North Carolina, which is published by the NC Administrative Office of the Courts....

Guardianship Personal Property Sale Limit Increased to $5,000

Posted on: April 30th, 2009
Here’s a change to North Carolina Guardianship law which took place October 1, 2008 that I didn’t report earlier. North Carolina General Statute Section 35A-1251 was modified to allow a guardian of the estate to sell personal property up to $5,000 in value without a court order. ...

Mediation in NC Estate and Guardianship Matters

Posted on: September 26th, 2007
Clerks of Court, the ex officio judges of probate and guardianship matters in North Carolina Counties, can now order mediation in those cases....

Guardianships Gone Awry – Insurance Company Sues Clerk of Court

Posted on: January 2nd, 2007
Hartford Fire Insurance Company has sued the Wake County, North Carolina Clerk of Court, alleging that the Clerk’s office failed to properly oversee funds held in guardianships for three minor children. ...
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