"The beauty of working in the legal profession is that everyday, I have the opportunity to make a difference in someone's life for the better."
- Wendeline Batten
Wendeline Shea Batten is a native of Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated from North Carolina State University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Spanish. Wendeline was Captain of the Equestrian Dressage team at North Carolina State University, and has been passionate about horses since birth.
Wendeline graduated from Elon University School of Law where she served as Chair of the Honor Council and Vice Chair of Delta Theta Phi law fraternity. Currently, Wendeline is a member of the Atlantic Judicial Circuit Bar Association, the Young Lawyers Division and Fiduciary Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. She is also an active member of the Exchange Club of Richmond Hill.
She focuses her practice on administering estates through the probate court, as well as assisting clients plan for their family's future through drafting wills, financial powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, and advance directives (also known as a “living will”). Wendeline is also passionate about utilizing and drafting trusts for children and family members with special needs.
In addition to her probate and estate planning work, Wendeline is a trained Guardian Ad Litem and represents children in Juvenile Court who may have been subjected to abuse or neglect.