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Ms. Allen has
many years of experience in the legal field.  A 2005 graduate of North
Carolina Central University School of Law, Ruth M. Allen was formerly a
Certified Legal Assistant for 15 years. 

Her experience includes estate
planning and probate, guardianship matters, and consumer advocacy.
  She serves as a Guardian Ad Litem in Wake County, and has worked
part time at Legal Aid of North Carolina.

Ms. Allen is a retired
Commander in the United States Navy, having served for over 20 years in the
Reserve Component.

Personal Philosophy:

My main service areas
include bankruptcy (Chapter 7 only) and debt defense. I am interested in
helping those clients who are struggling with harassment by collectors, and who
may be unaware that they can possibly take advantage of North Carolina's
consumer friendly laws and sue the creditor.

I also help people plan
for unforeseen events in their lives, as well as end of life planning. I have
visited many folks in their homes or in hospice to record their final desires
for distribution of their personal belongings, which gives them peace of mind.


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Practice areas


  1. Consumer Protection: 60%
    4 years
  2. Debt Settlement: 10%
    6 years
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
    8 years
  4. Guardianship: 10%
    8 years
  5. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 10%
    7 years



Contingent (35-45%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Donald Louis Coomes

    Ruth Allen is a compassionate and conscientious attorney. I recommend her highly.


    Donald Coomes Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Inez De Ondarza Simmons

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Inez Simmons Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Ruth Allen Law

7413 Six Forks Road
Suite 326
Raleigh, NC, 27615


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyRuth Allen Law, PLLC2008 - Present
Guardian ad Litem, as appointed by CourtWake County North Carolina2008 - Present
Attorney AdvocateLegal Aid of North Carolina2007 - 2010
Officer, Retired as CommanderUnited States Navy, Reserve Component1986 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesN/A2010 - Present
National Association of Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2007 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawN/AJD2005
Maryville CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1980