Attorney Stephanie K. Faris established the Faris Law Firm to serve Chatham County, Orange County, and the surrounding counties. The Faris Law Firm provides personal, proactive, and focused legal representation in the following practice areas. Please contact the Firm for an initial consultation.
Elder law addresses the broad legal needs of older adults. The Faris Law Firm provides elder law services such as pre-need asset planning or crisis planning, assistance in applying for benefits, and drafting of a wide-range of estate planning documents.
Careful estate planning reflects your wishes and protects your assets. The Faris Law Firm provides estate planning services such as drafting of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney, as well as advising for creative estate planning for nontraditional families.
Estate administration is the procedure for distributing the assets of someone who has died. The Faris Law Firm can serve as your legal counsel during the probate or administration of an estate and help you navigate the court system at this stressful time.
SPECIAL NEEDS PLANNING
Planning for the care of loved ones with special needs may require additional estate documents. The Faris Law Firm can help you prepare a special needs trust to provide for a dependent or can help you understand the provisions of the ABLE Act.
Veterans of the United States armed services and their spouses may be eligible for certain additional government benefits. The Faris Law Firm offers information about potential benefits and can assist you in finding a veterans service organization representative.
CRIMINAL RECORD EXPUNCTIONS
In some circumstances, criminal charges or convictions may be eligible for expunction and permanent removal from a criminal record. The Faris Law Firm can guide you through the expunction process and can assist you in filing your petitions.