Wallis, Bowens, Averhart & Associates, PLLC

Practice Areas

Wallis, Bowens, Averhart & Associates, PLLC provides legal counsel in the areas of elder & special needs law, estate planning, estate administration, adult guardianships, business, and real estate to clients in the Raleigh Durham area.

Administrative Law

Our primary practice in this area is litigation defense, including legal claims associated with contracts, tort liability, leasing and other business needs. 

Adult Guardianships

Walk you through the process of guardianship

Business Advice, Business Start-Ups

Corporations and LLCs; Purchase and Sale Agreements; Family Transfers; Employment Contracts; Review and Drafting of Leases, and Contracts; Good, Sensible Business Advice.

Civil Litigation

Our attorneys are experienced civil litigators. Our attorneys have appeared in state court, the North Carolina Court of Appeals, Federal District Court for both North Carolina and the District of Columbia, and before the United States Court of Appeals for both the Fourth Circuit, which includes North Carolina, and the District of Columbia, arguably the most important Appellate Court in the Nation. 

Civil Rights, District Court Criminal, Juvenile Justice, & Traffic Defense

Representation is available if you believe one of your civil rights have been denied, are a minor or you have been charged with minor criminal offenses.

Estate Administration

Advice; Representation; Drafting; Accounting.

Estate Planning

Planning and Strategy; Drafting Wills, Trusts; Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney & Consent for Children’s Care.

Elder & Special Needs Law

Guardianships; Problem-Solving; Asset Protection; Planning and Strategy; Medicaid Planning: VA considerations.

Education Law

Our attorneys are here to ensure your rights as parents, students, and teachers are protected. 

Land Use/Zoning

Our law firm has extensive experience in land use and zoning. Our attorneys have used their local knowledge of North Carolina to obtain critical zoning permits throughout the state. Our attorneys have also litigated substantial special use and other permits before the Superior and Appellate Courts of North Carolina.

Personal Injury

Another person’s mistake should not add stress to your life. Allow our attorneys to carry this burden for you. Personal injury cases accepted include, but are not limited to, automobile accidents, medical malpractice claims, and work related injuries.