Warren Shackelford Thomas Attorneys PLLC
343 S White St
Wake Forest, NC 27587
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Attorney Services We offer in Wake Forest and Surrounding Communities in North Carolina

We handle cases related to workers' compensation, adoption, business litigation, and construction and lien law. The firm also handles foreclosure, family law, personal injury, and criminal and traffic matters. Additionally, We handle issues regarding estate planning, contract negotiation, and zoning and land use disputes.
Real Estate Law

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The real estate industry is large and daunting. If you are planning on purchasing your first home, the stacks of paperwork can seem discouraging. That is why our attorneys are here to help you.

We help our clients, both corporate and private individuals, review legal paperwork, contracts, and zoning laws. If you have any questions, we are always here to walk you through every step of the process.

Residential Transactions, Land and Lot Acquisition, Home Buyer Sales
We represent buyers and sellers in land acquisitions. We conduct title examinations and certifications needed for the property sale closings. At the closing, we review the various loan documents with our clients.

Commercial Transactions
Transactions involving commercial land can be very complicated. Our firm can assist with contract negotiations and draft the necessary documents for the sale or lease of commercial property.

Construction & Lien Law
For general contractors and subcontractors, our attorneys can prepare the mechanics lien and file suit to recover the money owed.

Partitions & Title Disputes
We represent clients in land partition sales and land title disputes.

Zoning & Land Use
Our attorneys can assist with resolving zoning and land use issues including appearing before local government agencies.

Landlord and Tenant Law
Our attorneys draft commercial and residential lease agreements. We advise clients about leases and represent them if necessary in disputes arising from lease agreements and help both landowners and lessees in resolving tensions, lawsuits, and disputes between the lessor and lessee.

Homeowners Associations
Draft and prepare restrictive covenants, easements and other real estate related documents. We can assist with the issues arising from restrictive covenants and represent clients at trial. We also represent Homeowners Associations with the formation and organization of its corporate entity.
Business & Corporate Law

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One of the most valuable resources as a business owner is legal advice from professionals. Whether you are drafting the paperwork for a merger or need outside assistance for collecting debts, Warren Shackleford & Thomas Attorney P.L.L.C is ready to help.

Formation of Business Entities
We guide you through the process of selecting and forming the right corporate entity for your business or non-profit organization.

Drafting Bylaws and Operating Agreements
We draft, revise, and propose bylaws and operating agreements for limited liability companies, and corporations.

Partnerships and Partnership Agreements
If you are forming a partnership, we can draft the partnership agreement.

Debt Collections
We can assist with the drafting of collection letters or notices, pursue your overdue account receivables, and file suit if necessary.

Contract Negotiation and Drafting
We advise the negotiation of contract terms and draft the contracts.

Contract and Business Disputes
Our firm represents businesses and individuals in disputes a variety of legal issues. If the matter cannot be resolved amicably through negotiations, we are skilled at representing our client's interests in arbitration, mediation, and trial.
Estate & Elder Law

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Everyone tries to be as prepared as possible when it comes to the ens stages of our lives. Are you planning to leave an estate and need help filing all the necessary paperwork? Our Family and Elder attorneys are available for consultations and guidance. If there is a dispute within your family, we can arbitrate so that both parties can be heard.

Wills & Trusts
We draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and healthcare powers of attorney. We also can also provide estate planning, social security benefits, medicare and Medicaid claims.

Estate Administration or Probate
During the time following the loss of a loved one, our firm can help with the administration of the estate and probate the will.

Personal Injury Litigation

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Accidents happen and when the fault is not your own, you are entitled to compensation. We are prepared to help you receive the payment you deserve.

Automobile negligence
If you have been injured in a car wreck we can negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf and if necessary file a lawsuit.

Worker's Compensation
If you were injured on the job we can guide you through the worker's compensation claim.

Premises Liability
If you were injured on someone's property due to their negligence, we can assist with the recovery of damages arising from your accident.
Traffic & Criminal Law

Traffic Law

If you are like the other 200 million Americans who drive, you rely on your transportation greatly. We can work with you and the District Attorney to either have charges dropped or eased based on the circumstance.

Our attorneys are experienced with representing clients charged with driving while impaired.

Speeding & Traffic Tickets
We represent clients in court for traffic violations such as speeding and stop sign/light violations while focusing on avoiding or minimizing the effect on automobile insurance rates.

Suspended Licenses
If you have a suspended license, you may be eligible for a limited driving privilege or reinstatement. Our attorneys have represented clients in court and at DMV restoration hearings.

Personal Injury
Have you been in a traffic accident that caused injury to your person or have you had personal injury charges brought against you? We are equipped to provide guidance and representation, or either situation.

Criminal Law

It is your Constitutional right to meet with an attorney. The right to remain silent is guaranteed to you so you do not incriminate yourself before you have spoken to an attorney. We are here to protect both you and your rights as an American citizen. If you need legal advice, representation, or other legal service, we will be there.

We represent clients charged with a wide range of misdemeanors.

We offer representation in district and superior court for felony charges.

WARNING: The North Carolina State Bar has determined that the performance of most acts and services required for a closing constitutes the practice of law and must be performed only by an attorney licensed to practice law in North Carolina. State law prohibits unlicensed individuals or firms from rendering legal services or advice. Although non-attorney settlement agents may perform limited services in connection with a closing, they may not perform all the acts and services required to complete a closing. A closing involves significant legal issues that should be handled only by an attorney. Accordingly, it is the position of the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of REALTORS(r) that all buyers should hire an attorney licensed in North Carolina to perform a closing.

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