Losing a loved one in a fatal accident one of the most difficult things any family can endure. While the emotional devastation is foremost in your mind, there are other aspects of your life that will also be disrupted. Your financial situation may be the last thing you want to think about, but that is exactly why you need legal help now.
A skilled wrongful death lawyer can pursue full, fair compensation for your losses, which can give you peace of mind and allow you to focus on your family. At DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., our goal is to help you regain your financial stability and restore your sense of justice.
You should not have to face this difficult time alone. Call our office in Charlotte, North Carolina, at 704-594-4227 today to schedule a complimentary consultation with a compassionate attorney.
Our firm represents people in families who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents, such as:
North Carolina law places certain limits on financial recovery after fatal accidents. Our attorneys understand the law and how to build a powerful case for full and fair recovery.
In North Carolina, wrongful death claims are filed on behalf of the deceased’s estate, which has important repercussions on the probate administration process. When we handle your fatal accident case, DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., will also help you handle estate administration at no additional cost.
We will advise the personal representative throughout the probate process and counsel you about that need to be made on behalf of the estate. We will file the initial inventory, provide notice to all creditors, and handle the bills of the estate, including any final medical and funeral expenses.
When your wrongful death claim is settled, we will handle the closing of the estate. If there is a minor child who is a beneficiary of award or settlement proceeds, we will help you have a guardian appointed, and structure the settlement or award as an annuity or other appropriate investment.
A wrongful claim can be complicated, but our competent personal injury attorneys can clarify and lead you through the process effectively. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, contact DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., today to schedule a free consultation. We are here to help you through this difficult time.