We focus solely on wills, trusts, wealth protection, long-term care planning, business succession, probate, and related matters. Year after year, we have been recognized by several prominent organizations, both in the legal profession (AVVO, Super Lawyers) and in the Raleigh-Durham-Cary area (Cary Magazine, The Cary News). But our highest honor has been what we've accomplished for our clients!
Ranked A Best Attorney Four Years In A Row By Cary Magazine Readers
Thank you for voting Jackie Bedard and Carolina Family Estate Planning Best Attorney in Western Wake in Cary Magazine's Maggy Award competition. This is our FOURTH year in a row as a winner or runner up. Thank you to our amazing CFEP Team, our fabulous clients, and to all who voted!
Jackie Bedard: Super Lawyers 2017 Rising Stars.
Jackie Bedard was selected as a "Rising Star" in the 2017 North Carolina Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers uses a multiphase selection process that includes a combination of peer nominations, evaluations, and independent research. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
Jackie Bedard: Winner, Cary Magazine's 2017 Maggy Award for Best Attorney in Western Wake.
The Maggy Awards are presented each year by Cary Magazine. More than 11,000 area residents vote for their favorite service heroes in Western Wake county, and we’re proud that Jackie and our firm was voted first place for in 2017!
Jackie Bedard: Honorable Mention, Cary Magazine's 2016 Maggy Award for Best Attorney in Western Wake.
We are excited to announce that Jackie Bedard earned Honorable Mention in the Maggy’s for Best Attorney. The Maggy Awards are presented each year by Cary Magazine. More than 11,000 area residents vote for their favorite service heroes in Western Wake county, and we’re proud that Jackie and our firm was chosen. Your votes count! We missed winning first-place by four votes! We would like to say ‘Thank you’ to our clients for recognizing Jackie and Carolina Family Estate Planning!
Jackie Bedard receives the top rating of 10 out of 10 by AVVO.com
Jackie Bedard: Cary Magazine's 2015 Movers & Shakers Award Recipient
The 2015 June/July issue of Cary Magazine includes Carolina Family Estate Planning founder, Jackie Bedard! Jackie was named one of their 2015 Movers & Shakers. Thirty young men and women, Movers & Shakers, who "represent fields ranging from health and law to food and design: were named by the magazine. Nancy Pardue, co-editor of the magazine, explains these are the people impacting Western Wake, both now and for the future."
At Carolina Family Estate Planning, we understand that creating an estate plan is not the easiest topic to discuss. The truth is that your Estate Plan--your Will, your Trust, your Power of Attorney--those documents usually need to be updated when you experience a major life change, like when a new baby is on the way, or a loved one is moving into a nursing home. Regardless of the reason, rest assured our firm is dedicated to providing North Carolina families the help they need to help make the best decision for you and your family.
Attorney Jackie Bedard has taken her extensive knowledge of North Carolina estate planning and combined it with her genuine compassion for the public to author books and guides such as:
Estate Planning Pitfalls: The Twelve Most Common Threats To Your Estate & Your Family’s Future
Hope for Caregivers: ABCs of Long-Term Care & Legal Planning
The firm offers these and other reports and educational materials to the public at no charge, to allow families to focus less on the often-confusing world of North Carolina asset protection and more on enjoying time with their families. Simply click on the image of the book to the right and fill out the form to order any of our free books, or call 919.443.3035 to request a copy over the phone.
In addition to these resources, Attorney Jackie Bedard also hosts regular educational workshops designed to take the fear and hesitation out of estate and asset planning. Attorney Bedard will teach about important mistakes to avoid while planning your future, how those mistakes have the potential to impact your family after you are gone, and how to completely avoid them altogether.
Carolina Family Estate Planning provides comprehensive estate plans to people from all walks of life who are seeking guidance on how to protect their most treasured assets – their loved ones.
Let Carolina Family Estate Planning give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your family will be well-cared for if you become disabled or after you are gone. Call Attorney Jackie Bedard at 919-443-3035. The best place to get started is by attending one of our complimentary workshops. Our in-depth workshops cover a lot of information and answer the most common questions that we receive, as well as those questions that most people don't even know to ask. We'll help you understand why most estate plans fail, and how to make sure that doesn't happen to you and your family. After the workshop, you'll be invited in for a free Peace of Mind Planning Session to evaluate your individual goals and planning needs. Call us at (919) 443-3035 to register for a workshop or find out more details about working with Carolina Family Estate Planning.
We offer an extensive range of services, including: