When someone wins a major lottery prize in North Carolina, life is about to change dramatically and not always for the better. While a windfall of millions is a dream many have, there are some pretty extreme steps people have to take to maintain even a minor semblance of an ordinary life. And if you think having tens or hundreds of millions of dollars means you never have to think about money again, you would be wrong—just the opposite is true. Here are some steps major lottery winners should take with a particular eye towards financial and estate planning:






Now that you are well-armed with good information, you’ll be able to correctly protect those millions and millions of dollars you will no doubt win the next time you play the lottery. In fact, you will do so well that you can afford to take your attorney to dinner.