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Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
422 S Main St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 697-6196 422 S Main St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning and Business
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 692-0854 136 S King St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 692-2595 240 3rd Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 697-4327 285 E Allen St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 697-5410 422 N Church St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning, Business, Divorce and Family
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(704) 693-1739 222 3rd Ave W
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Personal Injury
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 692-4333 211 N Main St
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Estate Planning
Hendersonville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 671-9990 121 Apple Ln
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Estate Planning
Patrick D. Newton
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Pisgah Forest, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 18 years experience
(828) 384-3700 233 Mine Mountain Dr
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Estate Planning, Business and Probate
Wake Forest University School of Law
Board Certified Specialist in Estate Planning & Probate Law
Cheryl R. Watkins, Esq.
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 14 years experience
(704) 544-3394 28 Schenck Parkway, Building 2B
Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
The Law Office of Cheryl R. Watkins is a boutique estate law practice serving all 100 counties of North Carolina representing individuals, families, and small businesses in the provision of advice, counsel, and results in the following areas of law:

- Estate Administration (Probate Law)
- Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, etc.)
- Business Succession Planning
- Wrongful Death

Attorney Cheryl R. Watkins of The Law Office of Cheryl R. Watkins has a practice concentration in Estate Planning and Probate and has worked in those fields for over 20 years as a former CPA, auditor, Assistant Clerk,...
(704) 544-3394 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 1200
CHARLOTTE, NC 28210
(704) 544-3394 4819 Emperor Boulevard
Suite 400
Durham, NC 27703
Brevard, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 884-4113 1 N Gaston St
Brevard, NC 28712
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Elder
Brevard, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 884-6575 41 E Main St
Brevard, NC 28712
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
22 Buena Vista Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
Estate Planning
Brevard, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(704) 884-4113 1 N Gaston St
Brevard, NC 28712
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Brevard, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 862-8735 4 W Main St
Brevard, NC 28712
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
April M. Burt
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
(828) 367-7090 149 S. Lexington Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business and Probate
Florida State University College of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law
Family and relationships are so important to me and I know they are for you as well. It’s one of the reasons that, after practicing many types of law, I’ve settled into the areas of law that we all will eventually face: including end-of-life planning and estate administration. I know these are often difficult topics with challenging decisions for individuals and families, especially for adult children of elderly parents, the terminally ill or those who are in domestic partnerships not legally recognized as marriage under North Carolina law. My job is to provide you with clarity on the law and...
Brian King
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Rutherfordton, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 20 years experience
(828) 286-3332 215 N. Main St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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....
(864) 877-3355 1320 West Poinsett Street
Greer, SC 29650
(704) 466-3331 221 S. Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
Agatha Brooke Guy
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Sylva, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 11 years experience
(828) 339-1010 559 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Estate Planning, Elder, Real Estate and Tax
Florida Coastal School of Law
Agatha “Aggie” Guy is a native of Haywood County, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated with a degree in Journalism. Aggie later earned a juris doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law and an LL.M in Tax with a concentration in Estate Planning from the University of Alabama. Aggie has extensive experience in estate planning and estate administration. She has worked with the Jackson County Area Agency on Aging for the past four years, helping area seniors with their estate plans and currently serves as the Public Administrator of Jackson County....
John Crotts
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Rutherfordton, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 286-3332 215 N. Main St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
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,...
(704) 466-3331 221 S. Lafayette Street #4
Shelby, NC 28150
(864) 877-3355 1320 West Poinsett Street
Greer, SC 29650
Ile Adaramola
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 6 years experience
96 Central Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Probate and Real Estate
North Carolina Central University School of Law
The Adaramola Firm is a progressive law firm that provides a positive alternative to traditional, expensive, and highly adversarial law firms. We are a transactional and litigation firm offering services in the following practice areas: estates and trusts, business law, real estate law, intellectual property, and estate administration. Ile Adaramola is a friendly, down-to-earth, competent attorney dedicated to using innovative legal concepts to resolving legal issues.
Andrew Atherton
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 18 years experience
48 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning, Elder and Social Security Disability
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
Andrew D. Atherton practices Elder and Special Needs Law with McGuire, Wood & Bissette, P.A., where his practice focuses on developing and implementing comprehensive personal estate plans, assisting clients in navigating the estate administration and probate process, advising clients on how to deal with the costs of long-term care, Veterans Administration Benefits, Medicare, Medicaid, guardianship and Special Needs Trusts. Mr. Atherton completed a clerkship with the Kentucky Supreme Court. He earned his undergraduate degree in Business Economics from Western Kentucky University and law degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. He...
Eva Clement
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 7 years experience
(828) 281-8160 20 Battery Park Ave.
Suite 305.5
Asheville, NC 28801
Free ConsultationEstate Planning, Business, Elder and Probate
North Carolina Central University
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,...
Sarah Pronovost Wenzel
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Waynesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 15 years experience
(828) 452-9099 166 Branner Ave
Waynesville, NC 28786
Free ConsultationEstate Planning and Elder
American University Washington College of Law
M. Chase Wells
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Waynesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 8 years experience
(828) 417-0235 168 Tate Street
Ste. B
Waynesville, NC 28786
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Elder
Wake Forest University School of Law
Walter Edmund Daniels III
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer with 19 years experience
(828) 258-7022 14 South Pack Square, Suite 502
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning, Business, Construction and Consumer
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Walter E. Daniels III
Attorney

Admissions
- Licensed to practice in North Carolina (2000) and Louisiana (2002).

- Admitted to practice in Federal District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina as well as the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Affiliations
- North Carolina State Bar Association - North Carolina Academy of Justice

- American Academy of Justice -28th Judicial Bar - American Bar Association

Education
Juris Doctorate, University of Alabama School of Law, 1999

International Law and Comparative Law, Fribourg University, Fribourg, Switzerland, Summer 1997

B.A., Politics, University of Alabama, 1994

Birthplace
Birmingham, Alabama 1972
Gary Leigh
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Shelby, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 20 years experience
(980) 313-3032 331 South Washington St
Shelby, NC 28150
Estate Planning, Elder, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Jenna Blackwell
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Mars Hill, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 689-3037 10 N Main Street
PO Box 1418
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Elder
Jeffrey Miles Cooper
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Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney with 9 years experience
(888) 364-2949 1998 Hendersonville Road
Unit 25
Asheville, NC 28803
Estate Planning, Elder and Probate
Rutherfordton, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 287-3338 120 E Court St
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
142 Hillside St
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning and Environmental
Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
17 N Market St
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning, Business and Real Estate
Waynesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
370 N Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786
Estate Planning, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Real Estate
Asheville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 258-0576 79 Woodfin Pl
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning, Business, Elder and Personal Injury
Waynesville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 452-5871 154 N Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786
Estate Planning and Real Estate
Marion, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 652-8003 20 N Main St
Marion, NC 28752
Estate Planning, Business, Collections and Real Estate
Waynesville, NC Estate Planning Attorney
(828) 452-1697 154 N Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786
Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Canton, NC Estate Planning Attorney
35 Maple St
Canton, NC 28716
Estate Planning, Municipal and Real Estate
Asheville, NC Estate Planning Lawyer
(828) 258-0994 77 Central Ave
Asheville, NC 28801
Estate Planning and Business
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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.


Fiduciary: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.

Personal representative: The person who administers an estate. If named in a will, that person's title is an executor. If there is no valid will, that person's title is an administrator.