4 Consultant PlDurham, NC 27707
Mr. Prentis earned degrees from Duke University (1968) and the University of North Carolina School of Law (1972). He is licensed to practice law in both North Carolina and Florida. Mr. Prentis handles Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Probate and Estate Planning, Business and Corporate Law, and Estate Administration. Mr. Prentis has been a seminar speaker on the subjects of real estate, bankruptcy and legal ethics, and is an instructor for the American Institute of Banking.
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