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I am a native West Texan, who moved from Lubbock to Tarrant County to practice law  in 1987.  I live in southern Arlington with my wife and two children.  Prior to practicing law I worked as a CPA helping individuals, families, small business owners and  farmers with income, estate and payroll tax issues.   My practice  is focused on helping clients understand and work through  the legal aspects of the health care system in order to take care of themselves and their families. 


You may see me at various long-bow archery competitions around the State from time to time, including Chester and the State Long-Bow Championship in Fort Worth.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 33%
  3. Elder Law: 14%
  4. Medicaid & Medicare: 10%
  5. Bankruptcy: 3%



Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Richard C. Price

    I endorse this lawyer. Charles works in several different areas of the law and is well-respected in each of them. He's careful to research how the law applies in each case and really cares for his clients. He gets excellent results.


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  • Mark Barnett French

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Contact info

Charles Kennedy

2405 Cales Drive Suite A
Arlington, TX, 76013


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 198701/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2009
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2007
Top AttorneyFort Worth, Texas Magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
owner/PresidentLaw Office of Charles Kennedy1991 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Texas chapter)Secretary2009 - Present
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Texas chapter)Director2006 - 2008
Publication nameTitleDate
The Probate Process From Start to FinishTaking The First Step: Filing An Estate In Probate Court2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Texas Tech UniversityAccountingOther - Bachelors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Charting Your Course To A Succesful RetirementMedicare, Medicaid & CBA2008
The Probate Process From Start To FinishConsiderations in filing a Probate Case2007
Medical Assistance PlanningMedicare2006