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Sarah Wenzel is an attorney who handles estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, and other related documents.  She also handles probate and estates, as well as guardianships, with the court proceedings and accountings and other legal documents. Her clients are typically individuals and couples needing estate planning, as well as the Executor, Personal Representative, Trustee, or Guardian. 

Sarah Wenzel grew up in Connecticut, before finding her way to Waynesville, NC. She graduated cum laude from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration. Sarah then received her law degree with honors from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, DC. In law school, she served for two years on the American University International Law Review, and as note and comment editor for one year.

Sarah Wenzel is very involved in the Haywood County community. She joined Altrusa International, Inc. of Waynesville in 2004, and has served on the Board as President in 2007-2008. She currently serves as the Scholarship Committee Chair. Sarah also currently serves on the Board of the Fund for Haywood County, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, where she serves as the Grants Committee Chair.

In the past, Sarah has served on the boards of various other community organizations, such as the Haywood County Hospice Advisory Committee and Habitat for Humanity.  She also volunteers for the Haywood County School Foundation and Folkmoot USA.

Sarah is a member of the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys and the Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law section and the Elder Law section of the North Carolina Bar Association.


Languages spoken: English, French

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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 40%
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
  3. Trusts: 10%
  4. Guardianship: 5%
  5. Other: 5%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-225/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (45 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Wenzel & Wenzel

166 Branner Ave., Ste. A
Waynesville, NC, 28786-3287


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerWenzel & Wenzel, PLLC2003 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Fund For Haywood County, Community Foundation of Western North CarolinaAdvisory Board, Grants Committee Chair2013 - Present
North Carolina Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMember2012 - Present
North Carolina Bar Associatiom, Estate Planning & Fiduciary Law SectionMember2003 - Present
North Carolina Association of Women AttorneysN/A2004 - 2015
Altrusa International of Waynesville, Inc.Scholarship Committee Chair, Past President2004 - 2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Georgetown UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2000