Protecting The Present and Future for North Carolina Families and Businesses

Leverage the decades of experience of our award-winning attorneys for your Estate Planning, Probate, Business, Litigation, and other important legal needs. We have offices conveniently located in Durham/RTP and Sanford, NC.

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Whether you need help with the drafting of a Will, need help with probating your loved one’s estate, need help with a business legal issue, or need help contesting an unemployment decision, our attorneys walk you through the steps required to handle your case and work with you as a partner until the completion of our representation.

It is our goal to give you as much information as you need to help you in your decision about whether you need an attorney and whether our North Carolina licensed attorneys are the right choice for you. Thank you for taking the time to consider us for your legal needs.

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Our Legal Services

Our attorneys provide legal representation all over the State of North Carolina in these practice areas.



If you need to protect your interests or fight for your rights through the court system, our knowledgeable attorneys can guide you.
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Wills & Trusts

Take essential steps to stay prepared for emergencies now, and prepare your legacy for the future. Learn more about Estate Planning.
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Are you the executor or beneficiary of an estate needing help navigating Probate? Need help with court filings? Get legal assistance today.
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Business Law

Find help for your business issues, including unemployment, litigation, contracts, business formations, employment law, and more.
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Elder Law

Is a loved one mentally unable to make decisions for themselves? Find help with adult guardianship and other elder law matters.
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Why Choose Hopler, Wilms, & Hanna PLLC?

It is our policy to treat people with respect and to be generous with our time. You are not a number or a billable hour to us. You are a person first and foremost with real legal issues that affect your life, and as North Carolina licensed attorneys, we treat you like that from the outset of any legal representation to the very end.

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Convenient Meetings

We offer in-office, virtual, and onsite appointments to our clients to accommodate your needs.

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Friendly Staff

We treat everyone with dignity and approach the matter you bring before us with compassion.

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Legal Experience

Leverage our experience in litigation, mediation, and trial cases to achieve your legal goals.




“I love these guys! Their turn around was quick, most all that I needed was done by phone and everything was flawlessly prepared for me for an on site signing party. And best of all, their costs were more reasonable than the other firms.”

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We Provide Exceptional Legal Representation

(919) 244-2019

2314 S. Miami Blvd., Suite 151
Durham, North Carolina 27703


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