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5 Things a Newspaper Column Got Wrong about Wills in NC

July 12, 2018

While we enjoy reading the newspaper and support our local organization, we were distressed recently while reading a column about creating a Will. Here are some of the statements we found along with accurate information for our North Carolina friends.

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How Long-Term Care Affects Your Property Deeds in North Carolina

June 26, 2018

Growing old is inevitable, so set up for your future now. From age 65 and up, there is a 75 percent chance you or your loved one will require long-term care. According to a CareScout survey from 2017,  living in a semi-private room in a nursing home can cost more than $80,000 a year. Many […]

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Fireworks: What’s Legal In North Carolina

June 20, 2018

Not everyone is clear on the legality of fireworks. People travel to visit loved ones from near and far for fourth of July, sometimes crossing state borders. With so many fireworks on sale near those borders, people might wonder about what’s legal in North Carolina.

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How Care Contracts Can Save You Thousands of Dollars

May 24, 2018 Someone signing a contract

About 70 percent of people who are now turning 65 will require long-term care at some point during their lifetime. Many of those people will spend at least a year in a nursing facility, at an average cost of $6,300 per month.

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Legal Question: What is Negligence?

May 9, 2018

When faced with a situation where you believe that you or a loved one has been a victim of negligence, you might be left with a lot of questions. You might wonder what exactly the term “negligence” means.

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8 Things You Probably Didn’t Think about When Planning Your Estate Until You Had to Deal with It

April 19, 2018 hand-writing-with-pen

Estate Planning is making sure things are in order before your death or if you are incapacitated. If you haven’t completed your estate planning yet, here are eight things you may not think about until you have to deal with them!

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3 Steps to Take After a Dog Attack

April 10, 2018

In the state of North Carolina, you can take legal action to lessen the impact after a dog bite. If you are a victim of a dog attack, here are the steps you should take to ensure the best outcome.

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What’s the Difference Between a DWI and a DUI?

March 27, 2018 hands-on-steering-wheel

Do you know the difference between a DWI and a DUI? How about their legal repercussions? Learn more about the two offenses and how to avoid them here.

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8 Tips for Choosing a Good Harnett County Lawyer

March 13, 2018 woman-thinking

If you need legal assistance, you’ll have to pick a good attorney. Here are 10 tips for selecting a lawyer that’s right for you.

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How Do Insurance Companies Handle “Hit-and-Run” Incidents?

February 21, 2018

If you have been a victim of a hit-and-run, Kelly & West has the experience handling these cases. Contact us today to see how we can ensure the best possible outcome for your case.

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What Our Clients

Have Said...

When Reggie Kelly and Thomas West opened their Lillington law practice 38 years ago, neither guessed they’d be in business so long. Our team is proud and thrilled to be celebrating 37 years in business this month!

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 through the years. We look forward to many more to come!