Charles R. Briggs, Attorney at Law
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Practice Areas. In addition to providing general law and legal services, our other areas of specialty include:

Real Estate

We are experienced and accomplished in real estate law, and we know how to facilitate real estate transactions in Surry, Yadkin, Wilkes, Alleghany Counties, and throughout Northwestern North Carolina. Whether you need a foreclosure attorney or need legal assistance with any kind of real estate transaction, we work with buyers and sellers who are faced with real estate legal issues in a variety of different situations. Contact us today to inquire about our real estate legal services, which include:

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions - we work with buyers and sellers!
Mortgage Refinancing and HUD Issues
Farm Loans, including chicken house contruction loans
Construction Loans
Boundary Line Agreements
Right of Way Agreements
Title Searches
Equity Lines
Deed/Promissory Note/Deed of Trust drafting
Real Estate Contracts
Real Estate Litigation
Foreclosures (lender only)

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NC Real Estate Attorney

Business Law

If you need legal assistance to form a new business, limited liability company, or corporation, Charles Briggs is here to help. He has extensive knowledge with helping start-up companies form a business plan, and can offer a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise when it comes to any area of business law, such as:

Formation of Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
Formation of Corporations
Formation of Partnerships
Shareholder Agreements
Dissolving Corporations and LLC
Business Litigation
Business Planning

Charles Briggs is also an approved attorney for most title insurance companies and banks.

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Business Law

Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Contrary to popular belief, wills, trusts, and estate planning are not just for the super rich or extremely wealthy. Charles Briggs is an experienced estate planning attorney, so no matter your situation, he is here to equip you with the appropriate knowledge to make the best decision about the future of your estate. If you have not yet taken the steps to save your family and friends the added grief of cutting through legal red tape after you're gone, please call us today to discuss our estate planning services:

Consultation and Preparation of Wills
Power of Attorney
Living Wills and Healthcare Issues
Inter Vivos Trust
Probate Disputes and Other Litigation Services
Guardianship of Minors and similar issues including incompetency issues
Nursing Home issues

NC Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning Attorney

Family & Domestic Law

If you are faced with emotionally-charged legal issues surrounding you or your family, the friendly and supportive staff of Charles Briggs, Attorney at Law is here to help. We are experienced and prepared to deal with a number of issues that may arise with your family. For 25 years, we have assisted families and individuals throughout Northwestern North Carolina to work toward expeditious resolution of family & domestic legal issues. So, if you are in need of a family attorney to help you navigate through divorce, separation, adoption, or a number of other family or domestic law issues, Charles Briggs can help bring about the best solution which will benefit you and your family. Specific areas of service include:

Divorce and Separation, including alimony and post-separation support
Child Custody, including custody and visitation rights for parents and
Child Support Issues
Adoption Issues
Property Disputes, including equitable distribution following divorce or other situations
Alienation of Affection
Domestic Violence, including obtaining protection and restraining orders, and representation after a restraining order has been issued

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NC Family and Domestic Law Attorney

Criminal Defense

Are you facing mild to serious criminal charges? Have you been arrested for a crime in Surry, Yadkin, Wilkes, Alleghany Counties or any district in North Carolina? You need a competent and experienced attorney who will fight for your defense, and prove your case to a judge and/or jury. You need to call the office of Charles Briggs. Often times, the difference between guilty and not guilty comes down to the lawyer handling your case. Charles Briggs can provide representation in all North Carolina state courts, and will aggressively defend your interests throughout each stage of the judicial process.

Traffic Related Infractions, including speeding, hit-and-run, and other infractions
Drug Offenses and DUI/DWI
Manslaughter and Other Serious Felonies
Assault and Sexual Assault Charges
Personal and Property Theft
Computer-Related and Hacking Charges
Expungement of Criminal Records

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NC Criminal Defense Attorney

Personal Injury / Civil Litigation

If you are suffering from a personal injury, you may be entitled to compensation for damages. If you believe you have been wronged to the point where litigation is required in order to receive your due compensation, please contact the office of Charles Briggs today! Charles brings with him over 25 years of experience in personal injury and civil litigation matters, such as:

Automobile Accidents
Property Damage Cases
Slip and Fall
On The Job Injury (Workers' Compensation)
Nursing Home Negligence
Insurance Disputes

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NC Personal Injury Attorney
Serving all of North Carolina, including but not limited to:
Surry, Yadkin, Wilkes, Stokes, and Alleghany Counties

P.O. Box 724 • 109 N. Bridge Street • Elkin, NC 28621 • 336 835.7277

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