Articles

  1. Estate Planning for Young Families

    If you have young children, this is the right time for estate planning. With proper estate planning, parents can plan for the care of their children, direct how property will be transferred, name the person who will handle the business affairs of the estate, and name the person who will...
  2. Nonprofit Bylaws

    The Bylaws are the document which direct the way your nonprofit corporation is governed. There are certain standard features, but those features should be tailored to your specific needs. The Board of Directors is the group of individuals who choose the direction for the organization and have the fiduciary responsibility...
  3. Nonprofit Articles of Incorporation

    The first step in setting up your tax-exempt organization is to incorporate as a nonprofit corporation with the North Carolina Secretary of State.  The IRS will grant tax-exempt status to corporations, trusts, unincorporated associations, and some limited liability companies; however, a corporation offers the most protection from liability to individuals...
  4. What is a Shareholder Agreement

    A Shareholders Agreement is a way of anticipating potentially divisive issues that may arise among shareholders and working out ways to resolve them before differences of opinion turn into arguments and escalate into tensions that impact your business. A Shareholder’s Agreement can outline the governance and capital structure of the...