About Us Preserving Legacies, Securing Futures: Your Trusted Estate Planning Partner

About Us

Over 30 Years of Experience

Effective planning requires foresight, knowledge, and accuracy. Whether you are looking to protect your legacy or explore long-term care options for an aging loved one, you will likely need legal assistance to make the most of the tools available and avoid making critical but common mistakes.

Everyone needs a plan, but you do not need to make one alone. At Oak City Estate Planning, we are ready to help you discover the legal solutions that you need to overcome planning challenges and protect your future.

Our team is experienced with identifying multiple legal strategies for a wide range of obstacles, giving you the opportunity to make informed decisions that are consistent with your goals and preferences.

Get the legal assistance you need by calling (919) 975-5359 or contacting us online.

Interested in Learning More?

We start the process with an "Estate Planning Essentials" video for those who are interested in learning more about the estate planning process. Schedule a vision meeting with us to access the video today.

Our Simple 4-Step Process

  • 1
    After signing up for a vision meeting, you will watch a video that provides an overview of estate planning.
  • 2
    During this meeting, you will meet with Mr. Kissling and discuss your case and specific planning needs.
  • 3
    The second meeting with the attorney involves sitting with Mr. Kissling and actually putting your plan together.
  • 4
    In the third and final meeting, you will review the plan, tie up any loose ends, and sign your finalized plan.

Decades of Hands-On Experience

Our lawyer at Oak City Estate Planning has over 30 years of experience and helps North Carolina clients get the peace of mind that they deserve. We are familiar with the inner workings of the state’s courts and all relevant laws.

No matter your planning needs, we are prepared to help. We can guide you through our four-step process for effective state planning to help build a strategy that will serve your needs and goals. Our attorney, Lars Kissling, will work with you every step of the way and give you the perspective and insight that you need throughout the planning process.

    “Thank you for giving me great peace of mind!”
    My husband (46 years old) died suddenly in his sleep without warning. I was 6 months pregnant and had a 2-year-old and a 5-year-old. Planning for our deaths was not a seemingly urgent thing to do in our life phase. Once we became parents we knew how important it was to have a will and a trust so that our plans and hopes for our children could be fulfilled. But, as things often do, stopping for a moment to get this done just didn't happen. It was so much easier to keep kicking the can down the road and letting our future selves worry about that issue.

    In the grief of losing my husband, children's father, and family's provider there was also so much administrative burden to handle. Had we already had our will and our assets can figured as they should have been, so much fear, anxiety, and confusion could have been avoided.

    Right after my husband's death, I contacted Lars and he helped me create a trust, will, and healthcare directive -- I wanted to have this in place before the birth of my third child. It gave me incredible piece of mind to know that my children would be provided for in the manner I would want it to be, as well as knowing I would eliminate my family from unnecessary administrative and financial burdens. And amazingly, it did not take more than a few hours of time!

    I highly recommend everyone have a will, but particularly anyone with children or loved ones that will need care should you die. I learned the hard way that you don't plan ahead for the The things that are likely to happen, but for the things that may happen. Thank you Lars for giving me great peace of mind!
    - C.A.
    “Lars is great!”
    Lars is great! He walked us through the process and made sure that we understood each step. He helped create new categories in the planning process that will ensure we provide our family a detailed outline of our wishes. Highly recommend him to anyone looking to start or continue their estate planning journey.
    - W.S
    “Lars is great!”
    My wife and I found working with Lars Kissling to be a productive and enlightening experience. His knowledge of estate planning is extensive. He patiently answered our questions and showed both concern and compassion about our own situation. We recommend Oak City Estate Planning. It is truly an investment in your family's future. I think Lars' services are needed by all, especially for families with small children or those with special needs. The end result is piece of mind going forward.
    - B.B
    “We would highly recommend Lars Kissling to others.”

    My husband and I were very satisfied with the professional advice from Lars. He recently assisted us in updating our estate plan. He led us through a process that provided clarity on our goals for our plan. We would highly recommend Lars Kissling to others.

    - B.K.
    “I am extremely happy with all that Lars has done for me.”
    “He was a great help to me and was very patient to explain all my options, many of which I did not know I had. He also helped me find financial planners which I desperately needed.”
    - Mary M.
    “Lars was very professional and thorough.”
    “The process was easy and we now have a robust estate plan that covers any and all eventualities, protecting both ourselves and our beneficiaries. We highly recommend Lars at Oak City Estate Planning, having done so with friends and colleagues.”
    - Phil B.

Dedicated to Helping You & Your Family

Meet Your Attorney

How We Can Help

Our lawyer has a history of helping North Carolina clients navigate numerous types of legal planning. Our services are always tailored to suit your needs.

Our team can legally assist North Carolinians with matters involving:

  • Estate Planning. No matter your age or health, establishing a robust estate plan is important to protecting your loved ones and intentions. Passing away without an estate plan means you will have no control in what happens to your children or assets. Some of your property might even be liquidated to settle debts. We can help you safeguard your estate through trusts, wills, advanced healthcare directives, powers of attorney, and more. We also answer many of our clients’ frequently asked questions as part of our estate planning FAQ.
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