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BJ did a wonderful job helping my husband and me with our estate planning documents. We executed our Wills,... more
Raleigh  Samuel Rea Kilgore III

Samuel Kilgore

Raleigh, NC Estate Planning
Avvo rating 7.7
Such a good guy and very helpful throughout the whole process. He takes time to understand the situations... more
Raleigh  Christopher Glenn Blow Dozier

Christopher Dozier

Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 6.0
Mr. Thompson did a great job setting up my mothers trust and her will. He answered all our questions and... more
Raleigh  Brett Andrew Thompson

Brett Thompson

Raleigh, NC Elder Law
Avvo rating 7.6
I retained Matt to handle a desceptive trade practices case for us. While clearly a good case it required a... more
Raleigh  Jacob Matthew Norris

Jacob Norris

Raleigh, NC Lemon Law
Avvo rating 8.3
William Fay has represented me multiple times for different criminal misdemeanor charges by trial and has won... more
Raleigh  William Lenox Fay

William Fay

Raleigh, NC Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 9.0
Kris Hilscher represented me in both a professional and kind manner. He was able to take on my case given... more
Raleigh  Kristopher Joel Hilscher

Kristopher Hilscher

Raleigh, NC Child Custody
Avvo rating 8.4
Kathleen Murphy is the worst choice you could make for an attorney. I hired her, paid an unbelievable sum of... more
Raleigh  Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy

Raleigh, NC Divorce & Separation
Avvo rating 6.5
I filed for custody 2 weeks ago and I have a set date for orientation September 3, 2014. My daughters father... more
Raleigh  Kathleen Murphy

Kathleen Murphy

Raleigh, NC Divorce & Separation
Avvo rating 6.5

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Raleigh is one of a few cities purpose-built as a state capital. In 1788, a state convention begin searching for a more central location for the state government. Eventually, the convention decided to purchase land owned by an early settler of the region, Joel Lane.

One thousand acres were purchased for the new city. In 1792, Raleigh was founded as the state capitol of North Carolina. The pre-designed nature of the city led to some to call it "a city of streets without houses," but Raleigh would eventually grow to become a major city.

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