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How Can You Stay Involved With Your Case

April 25, 2016

As attorneys at law, we want to make things easier for you so you don’t have to worry about the ins and outs of the judicial system. However, that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t be involved in the case. Let us handle the not-so-fun parts and simplify the process for you, but stay in touch.

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Clearing Up Confusion About Auto Insurance

April 19, 2016

April 19, 2016

We’ve seen what happens to good people who think they have coverage, but find out after a car accident they don’t have everything they need. Here is what you should know

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Motorcycle Injury: Important Tips To Follow If It Happens To You

March 30, 2016

If you have a motorcycle, then it is no surprise that having a bike can be a lot of fun. This is true, but a harsh reality lies behind biking, concerning your personal safety and legal rights.

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An Overview of the Law Schools in North Carolina

March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016

Thinking about being a lawyer and are looking at schools in North Carolina? If so, you are in the right place. North Carolina has five main law schools ranked in the top 200 law schools, based on smart rank. Smart rank is calculated by combining traditional law school rankings with other statistical data, such as, admission selectivity, employment rate, and bar exam performance. The five schools include, North Carolina Central University (NCCU), Campbell University, Wake Forest University, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (UNC), and Duke University. The attorney team at Kelly and West attended Campbell University in Raleigh, NC.

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The Ultimate Checklist to Plan Your Estate

February 23, 2016

Estate planning is not something most of us want to do. Planning what will happen after we are gone reminds us that we will not be around forever. But it’s important to make these decisions so we created the ultimate checklist for you.

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Your Top 10 Real Estate Questions Answered

February 11, 2016

1. What steps are involved with closing on a property? In North Carolina any agreement to buy or sell real estate must be in writing to be enforceable. Standard “Offer to Purchase and Contract” forms approved by the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Realtors are the normal and suggested form to be used. These […]

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Skip the Speeding Ticket: 9 Tips for Safe Driving

January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016

Avoid speeding tickets, DWIs, and other traffic violations. This new year make the resolution to be a more attentive driver and follow these tips in order to get where you’re going safely.

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What You May Not Know About Courtroom Etiquette

November 9, 2015 Photo by Mdesigns / CC0

Having proper etiquette within the courtroom can determine whether or not the judge decides to rule in your favor.

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9 Reasons Why You Should Speak to a Personal Injury Attorney First

December 18, 2015 personal injury

Speaking to an attorney after an injury is crucial. We can help you deal with insurance companies, worker’s compensation, and filing claims against someone who hurt you.

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Why Lawyers Aren’t as Bad as You Think

November 3, 2015

How many lawyers does it take to screw in a light bulb?
None. They’d prefer to keep their clients in the dark.

We’ve all heard the lawyer jokes. Lawyers were even listed as one of the least trusted types of professionals in this Gallup Survey. But lawyers aren’t actually so bad.

The truth is we’re here for you. We’re here to protect you and help you. We truly care about our clients, and we promise not to keep you in the dark.

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What Our Clients

Have Said...

When Reggie Kelly and Thomas West opened their Lillington law practice in 1982, neither guessed they’d be in business so long. 

We love helping people get through tricky situations, and we’re flattered to have been in business this long. It means we’re doing something right. This year we’ve seen some growth in our staff.

Thank you to our incredible friends for your support and business throughout the years. We look forward to many more to come!