Stephen P. Stewart, J.D., LL.M.Attorney at Law

STEPHEN P. STEWART

Stephen P. Stewart, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation) is Of Counsel with the Raleigh law firm of Harris & Hilton, P.A. Stephen has practiced law in the state of North Carolina for over 25 years concentrating in the areas of business, estate and tax law. He is also admitted to practice in the state of South Carolina. If you have a business, tax or estate matter, please contact Stephen for a confidential consultation.

We take pride in taking the stress and anxiety out of complex business, tax and estate matters.

Business and Corporate Law

BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LAW

From starting a business, to helping it grow, to planning how to pass it on to the next generation, Stephen Stewart is here to help with all of the critical issues you will face throughout the lifecycle of your business. From choosing the right business entity, to drafting important contracts and operating documents, to dealing with unexpected tax situations, to planning for the sale of your business, let Stephen relieve you of the stress and anxiety of the legal issues, so you can focus on what you do best: running your business.

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Estate Administration

Estate Administration

Facing the death or incapacity of a loved one involves a myriad or emotions and legal complexities. It’s okay to need help. Let Stephen Stewart put his 25 years of experience in helping families like yours to work for you. You don’t have to go it alone.

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning

You’ve worked hard to provide for your family and leave a legacy. Have you thought about how you are going to protect and preserve that legacy and provide for your family should something happen to you? Do you think maybe it’s time you should? Stephen Stewart can help you choose from the many estate planning options, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, living wills and many others, to devise a comprehensive estate plan that accomplishes your goals and meets the needs of your family.

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TAX LAW & IRS MATTERS

TAX LAW & IRS MATTERS

Have you received a notice from the IRS or NC Department of Revenue that you owe more money? Are you facing tax liens, levies, garnishments or seizures? Did you “forget” to file a tax return? Do you simply want some advice on how to legally minimize your taxes? Stephen Stewart can help from negotiating with the IRS to helping you defer taxes on the sale of investment real estate through a like kind exchange.

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Stephen P. Stewart, J.D., LL.M. (Taxation) Of Counsel with Harris & Hilton, P.A.

  • University of South Carolina, B.S. in Accounting, cum laude, 1988
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1991
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 1992
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member, South Carolina Law Review
  • North Carolina State Bar, 1992
  • South Carolina Bar, 1992
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1997
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Wake County Bar Association

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