Practice Areas

Finding and hiring the right attorney for your legal needs shouldn’t be complicated or overwhelming. The Law Offices of Douglas E. Koenig, PLLC has years of experience providing answers and solutions to our clients most complicated legal needs. Our experience and tireless work ensures that our clients’ needs are met at every stage of their case, regardless of the challenges that may be presented.

It is our pleasure to be able to spend the time our clients need to understand the complexity of their individual situation to ensure that we can develop and execute a legal strategy that is best suited for them. Based in Durham, North Carolina, we represent individual, businesses, and entrepreneurs through the State of North Carolina with their planning needs. To learn more about our firm and its services, please select a practice area below.


Guardianship is a legal relationship under which a person or agency (the “guardian”) is appointed by a court to make decisions and act on behalf of another person (the “ward”).–Read More–.

Medicaid Crisis

Medicaid Crisis happens quickly. Sometimes it happens like this … a client has a spouse in rehab after a medical emergency. Once the rehabilitation benefits under Medicare have reached 100 days, her care will no longer be covered. What then? The patient is then required to pay privately for their own care. This can cost between $8,000 and $12,000 per month.–Read More–

VA Benefits

Are you or a loved one a veteran? Some vets and families can qualify for a variety of benefits provided by the Veterans Administration (VA). Do you? Call us to find out!–Read More–

Wills and Trusts

When you are facing a major life crisis is not the time to realize that you don’t know who will get your money, your estate, your precious coin collection … or who will take care of your special needs child … or where you will live. What do you do? Call us to plan, or if you need immediate help.–Read More–

Powers of Attorney

Powers of attorney are CRITICAL elements of your estate plan…–Read More–

Special Needs Trusts

A special needs trust (SNT), is also known as a supplemental needs trust. It is a special type of irrevocable trust used when a disabled person needs assets protected for their use above and beyond benefits provided by federal or state benefit plans.–Read More–