Providing Litigation, Family, Commercial Development and Real Estate Legal Services For Over 40 Years

The legal team at Spence, Carter & Reed, PA, has been serving families, individuals and businesses from across North Carolina since 1975.

North Carolina attorneys helping people solve problems and resolve conflicts.

Family Law/Estate Planning/Probate

Business/Business Litigating/Local Government

Real Estate/Litigation/Zoning

Years of experience in civil law and litigation.

A Long History Of Serving The Community

Established in 1975, the Smithfield, North Carolina, firm of Spence, Carter & Reed, PA, has served Johnston County and its surrounding areas for more than four decades. We provide services in a broad range of practice areas including business law, civil litigation, estate planning, family law, government law and commercial and residential real estate. People have come to know us for our honest and straightforward manner, aggression in the courtroom, and compassion for our clients and their families.

Founding attorney Robert A. Spence Jr. was born and raised in Johnston County, North Carolina. He understands its people and their needs, and he has spent the last three decades of his life gaining an intimate knowledge of the North Carolina court system. He has served as the town attorney for Pine Level (1972–2001), Smithfield (1996–) and Princeton (1995–). Attorney Spence is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell* for his professionalism and ethics.

Meet The Attorneys

A Hands-On Approach To Resolving Legal Issues

As a general civil practice, we handle all types of cases but more specifically, what we do is help people to solve problems and resolve conflicts. Human beings are social animals, needing to interact with one another. We will represent your interests in court, and we’ll really get a sense of who you are as a person and what caused the issue in the first place. Only then can we provide truly effective counsel.

Attorneys Cameron V. Reed, Robert A. Spence, Jr., and Michael N. Carter

Offering Estate Planning, Probate And Estate Administration Services

At Spence, Carter & Reed, PA, we take a personal approach to estate planning. We get to know our clients to ensure that we fully understand their goals and aspirations as well as understand their finances and other assets. After doing an assessment, we recommend a plan that meets the specific needs and goals of each client.

We also represent people involved in probate and estate administration. By providing guidance, assisting in the collection of information and drafting of documents, we take the worry and stress out of the process. And if a conflict or dispute arises, we can guide you through resolving the issue, representing you in court if it leads to litigation.

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Experience matters. Contact the law firm that has served Smithfield and the surrounding communities with distinction since 1975.