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Wallis, Bowens, Averhart, & Associates, PLLC
Wallis, Bowens, Averhart & Associates, PLLC focuses primarily on elder and special needs law, estate planning, estate administration, adult guardianships, Medicaid benefits planning, and small business organization and consultation in the Raleigh-Durham area. We are experienced attorneys who are knowledgeable and committed to the well-being of our clients.
We can help you design a plan for your life, your estate, your security, and your family’s future. We will craft a plan tailored to serve your unique situation and relieve your worries:
- If you are suddenly ill, will your family have the tools to care for you?
- Would they know how best to honor your wishes?
- Would your assets be protected?
Just a few minutes can protect your family for a lifetime.
Our attorneys will listen to you, help you understand your situation, and work hard to help you achieve your goals.
INFORMATION ABOUT TRUSTS: The Basics & What YOU Need To Know About Trusts
Sometimes, when your lawyer is discussing your estate planning goals, he or she will suggest that you should create a trust as one of your estate planning tools.
A trust is a separate legal entity apart from you that reflects your intent about the distribution of your property in the trust.
There are many different types of trusts. This document will discuss only the common types of trusts that we draft in this office
MYTHS ABOUT WILLS: Things You Thought You Knew
There are MANY MYTHS about Wills and how they work in probate Common Misunderstandings: If I write a will, my estate will be simple, and it won’t have to go through probate If nothing is contested we do not need to do probate We need to use that other asset to...
Things you can do for yourself to begin your Estate Plan
People put off going to a lawyer to set up an Estate Plan - they are busy and the budget is tight. You should go to the lawyer to get documents drafted, but there are many things you can do for yourself before you do that. Writing a will is not all there is to an...