32 Orange Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-1966
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 298-2690

ElderLaw Carolina 

Serving Clients in the Asheville NC and Upstate SC areas 


Our mission is to help our clients plan for their future as seniors and elders, and to guide our clients and their families through the maze of laws, regulations and business practices that affect their well being later in life.  



A Word to the Wise:
 Like economics and the weather, forecasts about the future condition of a person's estate, physical ability and family has to be updated to account for changes in circumstances. The changing legal and tax environment is also a major determinant of whether a plan is optimal or even adequate.  As age increases, the more frequent and urgent a plan review becomes. 



Just Announced:

U.S. News Announces Carole Spainhour of Elderlaw Carolina named to Best Law Firms in America for 2014 in the field of Elder Law, Tier 2. The ranking is based on peer reviews and client feedback. For methodology, see http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/Methodology.aspx. She is one of only two Elder Law attorneys in the Asheville area to receive this honor.


Carole Spainhour is the principal of ElderLaw Carolina and limits her practice to Elder Law and Estate Planning. She has  also been named to the 2014 Best Lawyers in America list in the field of Elder Law for North Carolina , her sixth consecutive year on the list.  

Carole is a past chair of the Elder Law Section of the NC State Bar Assocation, and has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys since 1999.  She  served as a member of the Ethics Committee of Watauga Medical Center in Boone, North Carolina for nine years, and is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Clabough Charitable Foundation.


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