The legal team at Payne Law Firm LLC has extensive experience handling cases involving real estate transactions, real estate closings, foreclosure defense, personal injury, estate planning, and probate matters.  The attorneys utilize legal strategies in an effort to resolve their clients’ legal issues as quickly and cost-efficiently as possible.  Further, the attorneys at Payne Law Firm, LLC strive to obtain effective solutions to any and all cases and aim to meet their clients’ desires while protecting and preserving their clients’ interests.

Real Estate Closings

Payne Law Firm, LLC can take care of all of your real estate closing needs.  Generally, a closing attorney performs many time consuming tasks and document preparation when handling a transaction from intake to closing.  Payne Law Firm, LLC has handled a substantial amount of real estate closings, and is extremely well-versed in preparing for and executing closings.  Let us take the worry and stress off of your shoulders by handling your closing in the most expedient, professional way possible.

Family Law

Payne Law Firm, LLC is committed to helping families in the Charleston area resolve their legal matters in a dignified and respectful way.  The breakdown of a long-term relationship is a sensitive and personal matter.  We are zealous advocates for our clients and tailor our approach based on the needs of our clients.  We are dedicated to exploring all of your available options, which include:

  • Litigation
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration

At Payne Law Firm, LLC, our family law practice areas include:

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Name Changes
  • Adoption
  • Wills

Whether you are going through a separation, divorce or child custody dispute in Charleston, Berkeley or Dorchester County, we are here with the experience to assist you.

Personal Injury

If you or a loved one has been injured by the negligence of another, you need a professional and experienced advocate to ensure that you receive proper care for your injuries.  Negotiating on your own with an insurance company can have negative and irreversible consequences. Insurance companies are only interested in minimizing their cost when a serious injury or wrongful death has occurred.  Attorneys at Payne Law Firm, LLC are experienced in fighting insurance companies’ for fair and just compensation for our clients. Attorneys at Payne Law Firm, LLC have experience in the following areas:

  • Personal Injury – Auto, Boating, Trucking and Motorcycle Accidents
  • Workers’ Compensation – Hurt on the Job
  • Bad Faith Insurance Claims
  • Catastrophic Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Wrongful Death
  • Premises Liability – Dog-Bite Cases, Slip & Falls
  • Medical Malpractice

Our attorneys are here to help you get through this difficult time in hopes of achieving the best possible results. Our office will review any releases or other documentation that an insurance company or defense attorney may be asking you to sign and our attorneys will advise you whether such an act is in your best interests. Contact us today for a free consultation.

Estate Planning

Payne Law Firm, LLC works with individuals and families across the state of South Carolina to develop estate planning strategies and solutions that best support their goals.  Our philosophy is that everyone needs an estate plan.  A carefully constructed, flexible estate plan is useful to avoid excess taxes and to ensure that your wishes are carried out.

At Payne Law Firm, LLC, we take the time to fully understand your unique needs and objectives.  This personalized approach allows our attorneys to structure and design wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents to best serve your personal and financial goals.

Probate/Estate Administration

​If you are in need of an attorney to help you handle the closing of a family member’s estate, Payne Law Firm LLC is here to help.  We understand that this is a difficult time, and we are here to take the legal burdens off your shoulders so you can grieve and deal with the emotions of losing a loved one.