Please see my website, at ruthallenlaw.com.
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.
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.
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
updated on 08/01/2018
This means the attorney did something wrong, but the Bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
Ruth's comment:“It is important that I let prospective clients know that this discipline did not originate with a client complaint. The North Carolina State Bar independently examined the structure and practices of a bankruptcy firm with which I, and a number of my bankruptcy colleagues, was associated, more than a year after I resigned from that firm. The Bar determined that the North Carolina bankruptcy practice of UpRight Law was outside of their guidelines, and issued discipline to all of us.”
|Attorney||Ruth Allen Law, PLLC||2008 - Present|
|Guardian ad Litem, as appointed by Court||Wake County North Carolina||2008 - Present|
|Attorney Advocate||Legal Aid of North Carolina||2007 - 2010|
|Officer, Retired as Commander||United States Navy, Reserve Component||1986 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Consumer Advocates||N/A||2010 - Present|
|National Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys||Member||2007 - Present|
|North Carolina Central University School of Law||JD||2005|
|Maryville College||Bachelor of Arts||1980|
|The Probate Process from Start to Finish||Closing the Estate||2018|
|The Probate Process from Beginning to End||Opening the Estate, First Steps||2018|
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