A Tradition of Competence

Two of the most common client frustrations are lack of information and lack of communication.  Here, at Harvell and Collins, P.A., we try to do our very best to disseminate useful legal information and increase communication.  Our BLOG is just one way that we attempt to accomplish these objectives.  Please read through our entries and if there are any particular topics you would like addressed let us know.


The Camp Lejeune Justice Act

The Camp Lejeune Justice Act The attorneys and staff at Harvell and Collins, P.A., would be happy to assist individuals who qualify to file a claim under the Camp Lejeune Act. Our office will assist clients in filing the administrative claim and we will provide competent guidance to help cl… Read More

Wesley A. Collins named Super Lawyer 2021

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional acheivement. The selection process is patented and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. For more inf… Read More

Cecil S. Harvell named Elite Lawyer 2021

The Elite Lawyer award recognizes exceptional attorneys throughout the United States in a multitude of practice areas. An Elite Lawyer has demonstrated a high degree of skill and success in his/her career, has been peer recognized, has exceptional experience, and is active in their community… Read More

Recent Review of Harvell and Collins, PA

I have trusted Harvell and Collins, PA for over thirty years. I have found their attorneys and staff to be prompt and responsive to every request for assistance. They are patient, kind, and precise, yet thorough, professional, and always well-prepared. They are proactive in their representat… Read More

Recent Review of Cecil Harvell

Jeff Casper Google Review “My wife and I wanted to update our Wills. We searched the web, and were immediately impressed by the reviews of Cecil Harvell. Our call to his office only enforced our belief that maybe we have finally found an attorney and office that cares, is very profes… Read More

Recent Review Wes Collins

I recently had hired Wes Collins to represent me in an estate of my daughter in Morehead City, NC. It was the best decision I have made in a long time. Mr. Collins was a no joke, the best attorney I could have found. He had a tough job due to there were 3 wills involved. When someone you lov… Read More

COViD 19

COVID-19:  Preparing for uncertain times  The safety, dependability, and convenience of modern life seem to have vanished before our very eyes.   This is certainly not the first crisis through which Harvell and Collins, P.A., has guided its clients.  From the great … Read More

Separation and Divorce and Estate Planning

Estate Planning After Separation or Divorce        If you are going through a separation and/or divorce, it’s important to review your estate plan as early as possible.  While many people wait until the divorce is finalized before they revisit their will… Read More

Medicaid pitfalls.

For many participants, the program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans isn’t free. It’s a loan. And the government expects to be repaid. Rachel Corbett Nathan Bajar Images above: Tawanda Rhodes believed she would inherit the home her parents had… Read More

The Elective Share

The Elective Share Virtually every state has enacted statutes designed to protect a surviving spouse from disinheritance, commonly called elective share statutes.  Take the following factual scenario as an illustration: Suppose that John executes a valid will.  He later meets and… Read More

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