Areas of Practice in Kinston, NC
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Since 1919 our firm has helped thousands of companies and individuals in a variety of legal areas by building relationships and finding solutions to their legal needs
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Our six attorneys have more than 194 years of combined legal experience in a variety of areas including:
- Administrative Law
- Appellate Practice
- Business Law
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Debt Collection
- Domestic and Family Law
- Education Law
- Employment Law
- Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
- Insurance Law
- Personal Injury
- Real Estate Law
- Traffic Law
- Workers' Compensation
Our attorneys have extensive civil litigation experience in State and Federal courts. Whether in the administrative, trial or appellate divisions, the litigation needs of our clients cover a broad spectrum of cases, including family and domestic law, personal injury, workers’ compensation, product liability, insurance, construction, and commercial transaction matters. Wallace, Morris, Barwick, Landis & Stroud, P.A
. meets the needs of its clients in litigation with expertise and efficiency.
Criminal Law and Traffic Matters
Many people find themselves in difficult situations needing experienced representation in criminal matters. Whether facing a serious offense such as a DWI or felony or you were charged with a minor traffic citation, our firm can handle these matters and provide you with the legal guidance you deserve.
Corporate and Business Law
Corporate law encompasses many different types of entities from sole proprietorships, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, and professional associations to exempt organizations and corporations. Our firm has the expertise to handle any legal aspect of a corporation’s operations, from its creation to its dissolution.
Current business enterprises and relationships require expertise in contracts, secured transactions, debtor-creditor relationships, and other business-related activities. Let the experienced attorneys of Wallace, Morris, Barwick, Landis & Stroud, P.A. help you. Our lawyers are well qualified to offer sound advice and management of these relationships, including drafting of contracts and other documents, negotiations, and litigation of commercial cases when necessary.
In today’s society many people will be confronted with some type of domestic problem. Our firm handles all issues arising in domestic law including child custody, child support, spousal support, property distribution, divorce, adoption, and termination of parental rights. Our firm approaches each case on a personal level.
Whether you are a business or individual, buying, selling, renting, building, or re-financing real property requires solid legal guidance. Wallace, Morris, Barwick, Landis & Stroud, P.A. works hard to assure that all real estate matters are handled accurately and on a timely basis. Clients of the firm range from private individuals to business concerns, lending institutions, developers, and title insurance companies.
With the American dream continuing to be more difficult to attain, more and more people are concerned with preserving their hard-earned assets for their children and grandchildren. Increasingly complex tax laws governing the transfer of such assets to loved ones make it even more difficult to hold onto those assets. Our firm has the expertise to assist our clients in all areas of estate planning including preparation of wills, establishment and administration of trusts, estate and gift taxation, and fiduciary income tax reporting.
Employee Benefits Planning
Pension and profit share planning is often a time-consuming task for the best of employers. With many variables to consider when offering employee benefits, employers often need and seek the advice of someone more qualified than themselves to help in the process. Wallace, Morris, Barwick, Landis & Stroud, P.A. has the expertise to help in the area of employee benefits planning.
Mediation and Arbitration
Alternative methods of resolving disputes without lawsuits are very appealing to many clients. By submitting disputes to mediation or arbitration, disputes can often be resolved much more quickly and economically than they could by processing them through the court system. Our firm has a great deal of experience in representing clients in those settings. In addition, our firm has certified Superior Court Mediators and arbitrators.