"Cecil Harvell is the best attorney I've ever encountered. He treated my elderly mother with dignity and respect. He listened and made certain that he understood all of her concerns, fears, and desires for her future. He is extremely knowledgeable, concerned for his client, easy to understand, comfortable to talk to, professional and very likable. Mom now rests easy that her wishes for her future will be honored through the documents that Cecil drafted for her. His concern for her is genuine and he continues to check in on her. He's God's gift to the elderly! He's the very best there is!" - Jean Rachide, 2017
"Should you be seeking an estate attorney who demonstrates a remarkably keen ability to work with a client using not only legal skills but the willingness to be empathic regarding who you are as an individual, Cecil is the man to hire. My wife and I have known Cecil for over twenty years. He has been on the spot for us through thick and thin making adjustments to our estate needs by being that third party who can negotiate us through whatever problem may have arisen. With both finesse and a gracious kindness he has left us relieved and most grateful for his aptitudes both professional and personal."
- Norman S. and Armena D. Macartney, 2017
"Wes Collins assisted my family in a complicated court battle over the control of my mother's assets. The circumstances were stressful and difficult. Wes is a strong and tedious attorney and notwithstanding a long litigation, we had a favorable result. His law firm is one of the very best in Eastern North Carolina."
"Wes Collins led me through some difficult times with conflict in my family concerning the estate of my parents. He has good judgment as a lawyer. I certainly had a favorable outcome."
"Wes Collins is an excellent and highly ethical lawyer who is always well prepared in order to represent his clients." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"Wes Collins is professionally very competent in every field involving all types of civil litigation, estate planning, and elder law. He is bright, intelligent, and attentive to his clients. Most of the litigation referrals I make from time to time are to him and his excellent firm. His legal and personal reputation in the community is exemplary. I have watched his progress from the beginning of his practice and endorse him for the highest ratings." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"Wes Collins is an excellent lawyer. Highly recommend. Fine reputation. Loves his work." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"I was the Executor of my late mom's diverse and complicated estate. There's NO WAY I could have done it on my own without their help. They truly are experts, they treated me with respect, kindness, and made totally clear the process, costs, time frames, from the start and kept me informed along the way. My uncle used them, my mother used them, and now my wife and I use them. I cannot say enough good things about them - to sum it up, I would use three words: Honest, Professional, and Friendly."
"I have had the opportunity to review Mr. Harvell's qualifications and experience in Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and Estate Tax Mitigation. I highly recommend his work. In addition to his exceptional work standard, he also sets the bar extremely high with his personal commitment to the community. This is reflected through his active service in both legal and community enrichment organizations." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"I have known Cecil Harvell for 30 years, and highly recommend him and his legal expertise." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"I have known Cecil Harvell since I was a boy. He has always enjoyed an excellent reputation in our community." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"Andrew Foster agreed to accept a complex estate case that was in an advanced stage of being processed by the court, making it more complicated than if he'd been involved from the beginning. He was extremely knowledgeable and (equally important to me as the stressed-out executor) very good to work with. He explained things clearly, responded promptly when I emailed him with questions, was thoughtful and made the process much easier for me. I recommend him highly."
"Andrew Foster recently helped settle the estate of a family member and he was supervised by Mr. Harvell. Andrew was confident and knowledgeable. He followed through with each and every promise as did the law firm."
"Wes Collins is an imposing figure in the courtroom. He is intensely loyal and dedicated to his clients and that makes him successful time and again." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"Wes Collins is a an excellent attorney who has a strong foundation of legal knowledge and demonstrates excellent analytical and communication capabilities in his practice. Wes has a strong work ethic and he strives to ensure that his clients receive the very best legal representation possible. I would trust Wes Collins's judgment on a legal matter of any complexity." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"I found Harvell and Collins to be very professional in the administration of a somewhat difficult estate proceeding which at times required great patience. In particular, Andrew Foster was most responsive to my concerns."
"Mr. Harvell is such a kind man. He is helping my sister and I handle our father's sticky estate. He is understanding and very knowledgeable. Up until we went to see him we felt so much pressure and had so many unanswered questions. I am only 26 and my sister is 22 and we don't really know what we’re doing. It felt so nice to hear him say I'll handle that. It was like a weight was lifted. You are a God-send and we cannot say thank you enough, Mr. Harvell!"
"Cecil Harvell is a highly talented and perceptive attorney who has established himself as a leading lawyer in his area of practice and his community." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)
"I have known Cecil Harvell since high school, went to law school with him, have handled cases with him, have referred clients to him, and he has done my own Estate Planning." (Martindale Hubbell Peer Review)