Bob is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law and has been... more
Bob is a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law and has been practicing law with the Van Winkle Firm since 1978. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a frequent lecturer and workshop participant of the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association.
Caroline is in the Hendersonville office of Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and... more
Caroline is in the Hendersonville office of Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and Davis, P.A., where she has worked since receiving her J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2000. While at Wake Forest, she was Notes Comments Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review. She received her B.A. degree in Philosophy from the College of William and Mary in 1992. Her primary practice areas are est... view profile
My husband and I moved to Hendersonville, North Carolina from New Jersey in 1993. I... more
My husband and I moved to Hendersonville, North Carolina from New Jersey in 1993. I have practiced law in New York and New Jersey before being admitted to the North Carolina bar. I always wanted to practice in the area of Estate Planning ever since I served as an intern in Manhattan's Surrogate Court during law school. I was finally able to devote myself to estate planning when I joined the Str... view profile
John joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2008, focusing his practice on estate... more
John joined The Van Winkle Law Firm in 2008, focusing his practice on estate planning and administration. He previously served two years as a clerk for Justice Paul Newby at the North Carolina Supreme Court. He served two years on the staff of the North Carolina Law Review, including one year as articles editor, and also helped update a textbook on estate and gift taxation.
"Estate" is the legal term used to define your property and money—basically, everything that belongs to you. Estate planning attorneys tell you different strategies you can use to transfer your belongings after you die. By planning your estate, you can maximize its value by minimizing taxes and eliminating court costs and interference. Estate planning attorneys also help you control and protect your estate during your lifetime, by writing documents that allow you to transfer property and money to children, charities, or others in a way you desire.
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