Casar, North Carolina Estate Planning Lawyers

Brian King
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Shelby, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 21 years experience
(704) 466-3331 221 S. Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning and Family
Campbell University
Brian W. King is the senior partner and managing attorney of King Law Offices, PLLC. He has been practicing law for more than a decade, and is a lifelong resident of Rutherford County. Brian is a member of the North and South Carolina bars, and maintains active cases in both states. Brian is a graduate of Campbell Law School and completed his undergraduate degree at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In 2009, Brian became a North Carolina Certified Family Law Specialist. He is one of a small select group of North Carolina Family Law attorneys who have achieved this distinction....
T Brandon Jaynes
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Shelby, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 466-3331 221 South Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Campbell University
Attorney Brandon Jaynes is an associate with King Law Offices, PLLC, currently practicing in many areas, including family law, civil litigation, courtroom defense, and estate planning. Brandon received a Bachelors of Computer Science and a Bachelors of Mathematics from Gardner-Webb University in 2003 where he graduated magna cum laude. While at Gardner-Webb, Brandon was President of both the SIGMA Math Association and the Association for Computing Machinery, Gardner-Webb chapters. In 2006, he was awarded a full scholarship to attend Campbell University’s Norman A. Wiggins School of Law, graduating cum laude with his Juris Doctor degree in 2009. While in law school,...
John Crotts
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Shelby, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(704) 466-3331 221 S. Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Probate
Appalachian School of Law
John B. Crotts is a partner at King Law Offices. He currently practices primarily in the areas of wills and estates, elder law, business law, municipal law, personal injury, civil litigation, and criminal law. In addition to many other individual and corporate clients, John currently represents several municipal and local government entities, including the Town of Spindale, Town of Bostic, Chimney Rock Village, Broad River Water Authority, and Forest City Housing Authority. John is a native of Rutherford County and stays very active in his community. He is a member of Adaville Baptist Church in Spindale where he is a Deacon,...
Gary Leigh
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Shelby, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 21 years experience
(980) 313-3032 331 South Washington St
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning, Elder, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Morganton, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 437-6501 112 Metcalf Trail
Morganton, NC 28655
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and DWI
Morganton, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 437-8280 211 E Union St
Morganton, NC 28655
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Forest City, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 245-9196 280 E Main St
Forest City, NC 28043
Estate Planning
Morganton, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 437-3335 118 N Sterling St
Morganton, NC 28655
Estate Planning, Business, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Shelby, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(704) 487-1234 1219 Fallston Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Social Security Disability
Forest City, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 245-7366 138 S Broadway St
Forest City, NC 28043
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Ashley E Lorance
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Gastonia, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 9 years experience
(704) 864-3236 223 W. Main Ave. Suite C
Gastonia, NC 28203
Estate Planning, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
I am an attorney in Gastonia, NC, practicing family law, personal injury. I also handle will preparation and traffic matters.

Before practicing law, I lived and worked in several different countries. I taught English as a second language in Germany and France. In the United Kingdom, I worked in the personal injury department of a Scottish law firm.

Since I started practicing, I have devoted my energy to trying to efficiently resolve family law cases and to get the best recovery possible in personal injury...
Christopher Adkins
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HUNTERSVILLE, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 274-5677 9620 Sherrill Estates Rd
HUNTERSVILLE, NC 28078
Estate Planning, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Practice Area Breakdown:
80% Family Law - separation, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution
20% Estate Planning - wills, living wills, trusts, power of attorneys

I am a native of Charlotte and graduated from Myers Park High School. After college and law school, I moved back to Charlotte and served as a police officer, and as an officer in the N.C. Army National Guard. I focus my law practice primarily on family law and estate planning.

I live in Huntersville with my wife and our four children. We both have children from previous relationships, and one child together. I thoroughly...
Henry Samuel Morphis
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Hickory, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(828) 328-5297 P.O. Box 3207
Hickory, NC 28603
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Tax
Campbell University
Henry took a delayed path to entering the practice of law. After college Henry worked in the furniture industry for almost nine years. During that time he worked progressively as a staff engineer, plant manager, and head of engineering. In his final position prior to leaving the furniture industry Henry was a member of the Steering Committee for a corporation with over 250 employees and was responsible for overseeing the corporation’s IT Department, Product Development Department, and continuous efficiency improvement initiative. Henry decided in 2003 to pursue a different career as an attorney and joined Young,...
Matthew L. Benton
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 13 years experience
(704) 878-0757 117 N. Kelly Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Estate Planning, Business, Criminal and Family
University of Alabama School of Law
Matthew attended North Carolina State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2002 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2006 with a Juris Doctorate. He is a partner at Gottholm, Ralston and Benton, PLLC since the firm’s inception in 2014, and was a partner at The Law Offices of Benton & Welborn, PLLC from 2006 until 2011, and The Law Offices of Gottholm, Welborn and Benton, PLLC from 2012-2013. Matthew’s practice primarily focuses on family law, criminal law and civil litigation. Matthew is an experienced litigator, and tries...
Robert N. Crosswhite
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 873-7233 239 E Broad St
Statesville, NC 28677
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder and Real Estate
Regent University School of Law
Verna Carol Bash-Flowers
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Gastonia, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(704) 691-7220 936 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Way
Suite 1 D
Gastonia, NC 28054
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Quinnipiac University School of Law
I relocated to Gastonia, NC after having had a successful solo law practice in Fairfield County, CT for 14 years. I am bi-lingual (Spanish/English).My office prides itself on zealously representing clients in multiple areas of law in a professional manner. Over the years we have successfully represented individuals and small businesses. We treat everyone with dignity and respect regardless of race, ethnicity, or socio economic status.
Edward Lawrence Hedrick V
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Taylorsville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 228-2398 22 W. Main Ave.
2nd Floor
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Edward, a Taylorsville native, knew from a young age that his calling in life was to be an attorney. Some of his earliest memories involve watching his father at his law office. Over the years, his desire to help others through legal work has only grown stronger. Edward is a third-generation lawyer, and it brings him immense pride to practice in the same building as both his father and grandfather before him.

An avid Tar Heel fan, Edward attended UNC Chapel Hill for his undergraduate studies. He received degrees in both economics and public policy.

For his legal education, Edward...
Andrew F. Sabourin
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Huntersville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(704) 464-8809 11330 Vanstory Drive
Huntersville, NC 28078
Free ConsultationEstate Planning
Massachusetts School of Law
Attorney Andrew Sabourin is the Owner of Lake Norman Wealth Counsel. Lake Norman Wealth Counsel, is a full-service estate planning law practice based in Huntersville, North Carolina. Lake Norman Wealth Counsel focuses exclusively on helping clients with estate planning matters. By concentrating on this single area of law, they have developed deep and broad knowledge to apply to every client need. They represent clients who seek to protect assets now and into the future, preserving their hard-earned legacy for their heirs.

Lake Norman Wealth Counsel can set up trusts for yourself, your spouse or your children so that your assets...
Liz McCurry Johnson
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(704) 873-7233 239 E Broad St
Statesville, NC 28677
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Thomas C Jeter III
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Cornelius, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 10 years experience
(704) 608-3429 18525 Statesville Rd Ste D-02
Cornelius, NC 28031
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Elder, Probate and Traffic Tickets
University of South Carolina School of Law
Thomas C Jeter III is a North Carolina and South Carolina attorney focused in the practice areas of estate planning, probate, trust administration, business succession and corporate law, and traffic law.
Todd Stewart
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Charlotte, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 29 years experience
(704) 552-5160 909 East Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28203
Estate Planning, Business, International and Probate
Wake Forest University School of Law
Founded Stewart Law, P.A. in 1995

Drawing on my skills as an Attorney and CPA, I have a passion for working with business owners who are looking to grow and improve their companies. Personal estate planning is a natural extension to ensure that the company’s growth benefits the entrepreneur and his family. I have been personally involved with Strategic Coach in Chicago and other entrepreneurial coaching and am a Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning and Probate Law. I am admitted to practice law in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina and maintain active licenses in both of the Carolinas.

In addition...
Andrew Alexander Strauss
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Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 40 years experience
(828) 696-1811 104 N Washington Street
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Business
Georgetown University Law Center
Experienced, knowledgeable and caring estate attorney with specialized knowledge of trusts, taxes, asset protection and business law.
Bryan Alan Corbett
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(704) 253-4866 258 E. Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
Bryan is the Managing Partner at Harbinson, Brzykcy & Corbett, LLP, located in his hometown of Statesville, North Carolina, and serves citizens in an around Iredell and Alexander counties. Bryan's areas of practice include traffic violations, DWI arrests, criminal defense, family law, personal injury, estate planning, and business/civil litigation. Bryan takes enormous pride in his community and looks forward to continuing to enrich the lives of friends and neighbors in the months and years ahead.
W. Sloan Goforth
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 11 years experience
(704) 495-3371 234 W. Broad St.
Statesville, NC 28677
Estate Planning, Consumer, Criminal and Divorce
University of South Carolina - Columbia
Born in Shelby, NC July 18, 1978. I grew up in Kings Mountain, NC. Appalachian State University, 2002; University of South Carolina School of Law, 2008. Member: North Carolina Bar Association; Iredell County Bar Association Bio: I taught US History for three years at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia North Carolina. During my time as a teacher, I also coached the boys and girls soccer teams and participated in other school activities. I am an avid Appalachian State football fan and enjoy traveling to Boone, NC for the games. ...
Mr. Joshua J. Teague
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Boone, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 12 years experience
(828) 262-9897 827 W King St
Boone, NC 28607
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Criminal, DWI and Elder
Wake Forest University School of Law
Mr. Teague is general practice attorney and a graduate of Appalachian State University and Wake Forest University School of Law. Mr. Teague is originally from Boone, North Carolina and returned to Boone to practice in 2007. Mr. Teague believes strongly in a commitment to personal service when handling his clients legal issues.
Michael Trotter
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Charlotte, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(704) 266-0021 428 East 4th Street Suite 101-A
Charlotte, NC 28202
Estate Planning and Business
Charlotte Law
Born and raised in Charlotte, Attorney Michael Trotter graduated from Myers Park High School and went on to study Political Science at North Carolina State University. Upon graduating from North Carolina State Michael returned home to attend Charlotte Law. While in Law School Michael interned with the Gaston County Public Defenders Office and the Honorable Graham Mullen U.S. Senior District Judge. After graduating from Law School with High Distinction Pro Bono Honors, Michael opened the doors of Trotter Law PLLC intent on providing clients both small and large Practical Legal Advice in the areas of Family, Business, & Estate Planning. Communication is...
Mr. Christopher L. Main Esq.
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
549 Eastside Drive
Statesville, NC 28687
Estate Planning, Criminal, Family and Probate
University of South Carolina School of Law
Rufus Walker Jr
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Hickory, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 328-8101 110 3rd St NE
Hickory, NC 28601
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Elder
Suffolk University Law School
Mr. Walker has been practicing primarily in the Unifour Area (Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba counties) and provides competent and practical legal representation at a fair and reasonable cost. He has earned an excellent reputation for providing a reasonable, cost effective and common sense approach to planning, advising or resolving your legal matter.
Regina Taylor
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Gastonia, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 28 years experience
(704) 861-0700 1568 Union Road, Suite A
Gastonia, NC 28054
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Michael C. Harman
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Huntersville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(704) 885-5550 8712 Lindholm Drive, Ste 300
Huntersville, NC 28078
Estate Planning, Employment and Personal Injury
I specialize in employment litigation, representing employees and small companies across North Carolina during every stage of employment. I have widespread experience representing clients at unemployment appeal hearings and before courts and administrative agencies with cases concerning all facets of discrimination, workplace harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation, The Family and Medical Leave Act, and wage and hour disputes, among others. I also serve as counsel for local unions, advising and representing the union and its members in contract interpretation, the grievance process and a variety of employment issues. My secondary practice area is focused on civil litigation and...
Tyler Payton Hite
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Boone, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 4 years experience
(828) 263-4907 827 W. King St.
Boone, NC 28607
Estate Planning, Appeals, Criminal and DWI
Syracuse University College of Law
D. Todd Wulfhorst
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Denver, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 27 years experience
(704) 483-3415 3758 Highway 16 N
Denver, NC 28037
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Criminal
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Susannah Lynn Brown
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Hickory, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(828) 323-1281 208 Union Square
Suite 204
Hickory, NC 28601
Estate Planning
Mercer Univ-W.George L.S
Jacqueline Marie Druar
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Mooresville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 663-0772 125 N Main St
Mooresville, NC 28115
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Business and Civil Rights
Kelly Bross Myers
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Cornelius, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(704) 896-0906 18805 W. Catawba Ave
Suite 205-A
Cornelius, NC 28031
Estate Planning, Criminal and Divorce
Katherine H Pekman
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Hickory, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(828) 221-2223 353 1st Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601
Estate Planning, Divorce and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Diane Elizabeth Blackburn
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Charlotte, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 344-3153 401 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Estate Planning and Business
Michael Elliott
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Huntersville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 947-3838 Huntersville, NC 28078
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Tax
Peter W. Simon
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(704) 380-4893 1835 Davie Avenue
Suite 415
Statesville, NC 28677
Estate Planning, Elder, Probate and Tax
University of Miami School of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Brian F. Chapman
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Statesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(855) 260-0547 113 North Center Street
Suite 103
Statesville, NC 28677
Estate Planning, Bankruptcy and Consumer
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Planning your estate?

Estate planning arranges for the transfer of an individual's estate at the time of death. An estate consists of all property owned at death before it is distributed by will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property and personal property. Estate planning allows an individual to decide exactly who will benefit from his or her estate, and to what extent. It can also reduce the taxes imposed on the transfer of assets at death.

An experienced estate planning lawyer can help minimize the amount of the estate surrendered to taxes as well as ensure that the management and distribution of the estate is carried out according to your plans. Particularly when your plans are complex and/or you have substantial property or assets, it is important to have an attorney who can ensure that your plan functions the way you intend. Depending on the complexity of your individual situation, your estate planning team may include attorneys, financial planners, bankers and insurance professionals. Some states certify attorneys as estate planning specialists, which means they have met certain requirements for experience, education, and testing in that field.


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