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Post Office Box 6139
Florence, South Carolina 29502-6139

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Other times by special appointment.

Areas of Practice

Our Attorneys

Karl A. Folkens

Karl received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina in 1980.

Philip B. Atkinson

Philip received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina in 1999.

Kaye Patel Fraley

Kaye received her Juris Doctor degree from the Appalachian School of Law in 2008.

Louis D. Nettles

Louis received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of South Carolina in 1979.

Our Staff

Nell Folkens

Nell is the Firm Manager, and provides paralegal services for mediation and arbitration. She is also Karl's primary paralegal and has been with the firm since 1987. Nell is also the broker-in-charge of Folkens Real Estate, LLC.

Barb Gardner

Barb provides staff support for family law, including divorce, separation, support, property division, and adoptions, as well as for wills and estate administration. Barb is also Philip's primary paralegal.

Lenora Starling

Lenora provides staff support for personal injury, workers compensation, and criminal cases.

Jessie Nicrone

Jessie is the firm's Receptionist and provides staff support for family law, personal injury, and general litigation.

Attorney and staff e-mail addresses are first name - Unfortunately, due to bots and scrapers, we can no longer keep active e-mail addresses as links on our website

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