Raleigh Elder & Estate Planning Lawyer
Amanda Spence has over twenty years experience assisting clients with Estate Planning, including the preparation of Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorney; Estate Administration and Probate; Medicaid Applications and Appeals; Guardianship; Veteran’s Benefits; and Asset Protection, including planning for long-term care.
A native of North Carolina, Amanda has practiced Elder Law in Raleigh for the past 20 years. She grew up in Smithfield before attending college at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she served as the Managing Editor of The Daily Tar Heel newspaper and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She received a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from UNC in 1991. During law school at the University of North Carolina, she served as a Note Editor of the North Carolina Law Review. She received a Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of North Carolina in 1994.
Amanda’s law practice is devoted to serving the needs of the elderly, individuals with disabilities, and their families. She assists clients with estate planning, estate administration, special needs trusts, and guardianship. She helps clients protect their assets from the catastrophic costs of nursing home care, and she has represented clients in Medicaid applications and appeals in counties throughout North Carolina. She is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and the North Carolina Bar Association. She has been accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist veterans with claims for benefits.