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When and How Often Should I Update My Will?

November 18, 2019 family of man, woman, daughter

In general, review your Will every three to five years to make sure everything is still accurate. There are also a few situations in life during which you need to tell your lawyers to make changes to this legal document. 

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid if You’re in an Accident

November 13, 2019

If you’re in an accident, bitten by a dog, slip and fall at the store, or get hurt in some other way, that’s what lawyers call a personal injury. After this happens, your first thought is (of course), “Am I OK?” After all, you’re hurt, and you may even need medical attention.

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The Complicated Process of Estate Administration

October 8, 2019

Most people assume someone’s belongings go directly to the family without any hiccups; however, probate — or the process of transferring legal ownership — can be challenging.

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What to Know about Truck Accidents

September 25, 2019

Semi-truck accidents, or accidents involved an 18-wheeler, are more common than you might guess. After all, millions of trucks drive our highways and Interstates each day, hauling food and goods across the country, including through North Carolina. 

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Your Legal Needs Through the Years

September 9, 2019

Hiring a lawyer isn’t something most people do every day, so the process can feel intimidating. Often people think they may not need a lawyer at all, unless they are hurt in an accident. But there are plenty of times in life when it’s useful to turn to an attorney for guidance.

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How Can I Help My Personal Injury Case Succeed?

August 22, 2019

If you’re concerned about whether you’re going to be fairly compensated for your injuries in a personal injury claim, make sure you pay attention to a few Do’s and Don’ts for the success of your case.

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Kelly & West Welcomes New Team Members

August 8, 2019

The Kelly & West team has changed quite a bit in the past several months. Here is more information about some of our newest members.

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Car Accident: What is Contributory vs. Comparative Negligence?

July 30, 2019 gray car negligence

If you get into a car accident, you, of course, want to make sure the at-fault driver’s insurance pays for damage and medical bills. At the outset of your case, you may hear about contributory negligence versus comparative negligence. What do those terms mean, and why does it matter in your case? 

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Nursing Home Guidelines for Care: Is it Negligence?

July 9, 2019 Nursing Home Care

Nursing homes are hitting the news this year, including a case of abuse here in Lillington. As people read about this and as our population ages, more people are asking about long-term care facilities. According to the CDC, more than 4 million Americans are admitted to or reside in nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities each year. Nearly one million people live in assisted living facilities.

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Dear New Dad: Time to Set Up Your Will

June 12, 2019 new dad with infant baby why you need a Will Kelly & West attorneys

Once you become a parent, “create a Will” should definitely go on your to-do list! If you’re a new dad this year, here is what you need to know.

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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!

Dear Friends and Clients,

Your safety, and that of our team, is very important to us. We want to provide a safe environment for everyone who works here or meets with us. With that in mind, we are open by appointment starting June 1, 2020. We are not accepting walk-ins to our offices at this time. If you do not have an appointment, please call us at (910) 893-8183.

We are also happy to help you by phone, email, or in our live chat. We are still here for you as we all navigate this new normal. Please reach out to us if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Reggie, Elizabeth, Thomas, and the team