Allen and Spence - Raleigh Divorce Lawyer - Raleigh Elder Lawyer

 

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Elder Law

When you or your loved one needs help with Medicaid and planning for the next stage in life, we can help.

Family Law

We know how hard it is to find someone you can trust to help you.

Divorce

From the simple to the complex.  We have the experience you need.

Allen & Spence  – Divorce, Family, Elder and Estate Lawyers

Divorce, separation, death, and long-term illness of a family member are among the most stressful events you’ll encounter in life.  We can help you.

Raleigh Divorce Lawyer and Elder Law Attorney to Guide You Through Life’s Trying Times

The caring attorneys at Allen and Spence have been practicing law since 1994 and have the experience to guide you through these trying periods while minimizing the impact on your finances that these dramatic life events can cause.
We know that losing a spouse to death, separation or divorce, or admitting a family member to a nursing home is stressful enough.  You shouldn’t have to worry about whether you’ll have enough money to live on, who’ll take care of your children, or if you’ll lose everything. We have helped hundreds of clients in these types of situations protect their assets and their families.

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There’s no better time to make some positive change in your life than… right now.

Representation Matters

"Scott was wonderful throughout the long process and it was clear to me that Scott was knowledgeable of case-law and the Wake County Court system, as well as being especially strong in court. His representation resulted in additional parenting time following the temporary custody trial and since the case proceeded to a full trial, I was ultimately awarded the custody arrangement I was seeking. My daughters reside in Wake County and now if my ex-wife chooses to relocate, I’ll have full legal custody of the girls. Throughout the process, Scott was responsive, provided extremely helpful advice, and genuinely cared about the outcome of my case. I would strongly recommended Scott’s representation for custody matters."

Jon H

Cared About My Situation

I was out of options and Scott was there to help. I have spoken to or met many attorney's in Wake County and Scott was the only one that REALLY actually cared about my situation. It sounds cliche' but it's not. I could clearly tell that Scott had given a lot of thought to my case. Scott has extensive knowledge of the law. That knowledge coupled with his cerebral approach and courtroom presence were a savior. - Ken

Secured My Life

"Scott Allen and his team were sensational during my divorce proceedings. They kept me well-informed of the procedures, requirements, and options. They took the time to explain to me at every step of the decisions and options as we moved forward in my life. Their support, knowledge and presence were comforting in my time of need and help me get through the ordeal. While no divorce is pleasant outcome they help me secure my life and begin a new chapter with a fresh start. Their extensive knowledge of the law and arbitration and negotiation skills were invaluable in getting a good settlement and resolution. I am very pleased that I selected Scott and his team to represent me. I would emphatically recommend Scott and to anyone who is facing a divorce or possibility of a divorce."

Steven D

Fought for My Rights

I wanted to go to court and he went with it. During the initial hearing and all the subsequent hearings he fought for my rights and presented my case diligently and proved the claims by the other party to be false. Most of the lawyers, will tell you settle as it saves them and the court time, but it might not be always in your best interest. Scott is not those lawyers, he really cares about his clients and is not afraid to litigate or fight for his client’s right in the court. - Susan

I Began to Sleep Better at Night

Scott Allen took my divorce case after my first lawyer failed to stand for my rights.Scott took the case and I began to sleep better at night. My marriage ended from abuse so I was very weary. - Felicia

What We Do

What is Guardianship/Conservatorship?

Guardianship/Conservatorship During their lifetimes, most adults are competent to make decisions about their finances and their healthcare. You tell the doctor whether or not you would like a procedure performed. You often direct the bank to transfer money to pay your...

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Family Law and Child Custody Decisions

Family Law and Child Custody Decisions Child custody is a serious issue that takes up a considerable amount of effort to determine. If you are divorcing, you will want to know how the custody arrangement will be split, and what your role will be in making important...

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Why Do People Get Divorced?

Why do People Get Divorced? Couples that are contemplating divorce or have gone through with the process have common reasons behind this decision. Many divorces pop up out of the blue, but others are very predictable and the result of long-term problems in the...

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Double Dipping

Double Dipping Double dipping in a family law case is when a party tries to get a double benefit in some way.   There are multiple ways this can become an issue and the purpose of this article is to help you identify it when it's happening so you can do something in...

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Take The First Step: Call Us (919) 863-4183

What is Guardianship/Conservatorship?

Guardianship/Conservatorship During their lifetimes, most adults are competent to make decisions about their finances and their healthcare. You tell the doctor whether or not you would like a procedure performed. You often direct the bank to transfer money to pay your...

Family Law and Child Custody Decisions

Family Law and Child Custody Decisions Child custody is a serious issue that takes up a considerable amount of effort to determine. If you are divorcing, you will want to know how the custody arrangement will be split, and what your role will be in making important...

Why Do People Get Divorced?

Why do People Get Divorced? Couples that are contemplating divorce or have gone through with the process have common reasons behind this decision. Many divorces pop up out of the blue, but others are very predictable and the result of long-term problems in the...

Double Dipping

Double Dipping Double dipping in a family law case is when a party tries to get a double benefit in some way.   There are multiple ways this can become an issue and the purpose of this article is to help you identify it when it's happening so you can do something in...

Domestic Violence – Represent Yourself?

Should you represent yourself in a domestic violence case? In North Carolina, the primary domestic violence statute is N.C.G.S. 50B.  You can see it here.    Here's an article I wrote a few years ago,  I was in the courtroom recently for a case and watched a man...