Angier, North Carolina Divorce Lawyers

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Jonathan David Breeden
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Angier, NC Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(919) 230-4125 8 N Broad St E
Ste 201
Angier, NC 27501-5638
Divorce, Criminal and Family
Campbell Law School
At Breeden Law Office, we help our clients deal with difficult legal problems in the areas of family law, criminal defense, estate matters, and contracts. Legal problems can take you by surprise and seem overwhelming. The consequences of divorce, criminal charges, or business disputes can change your life in an instant. Our job is to guide you through the process and seek out the best resolution. Clients throughout North Carolina rely on the business, criminal and family law attorneys at the Breeden Law Office to provide help and hope when neither seems possible.
Ms. Shaunis L Mercer
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Angier, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 639-5000 8 North Broad Street
Angier, NC 27501
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
John Fitzpatrick Jr
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Lillington, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 984-1444 133 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd. Ste E
Lillington, NC 27546
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Nursing Home
University of North Carolina School of Law
The Law Office of John C. Fitzpatrick helps people through the following difficult times: Criminal Law – Our Durham attorney focusing will aggressively defend you from allegations of North Carolina criminal violations, ranging from traffic tickets for speeding or Driving While Impaired (DWI/DUI), to misdemeanors like shoplifting or domestic assault, to drug charges or white collar crime, and serious felonies, including homicide. Personal Injury – If you have been injured in an accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, pain, and even your time lost from work. An injury from a car accident, trucking accident, bicycle accident...
Ann-Margaret Alexander
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Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(919) 380-1001 523 Keisler Dr
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Since my admission to the Bar, I have devoted my practice to helping my clients in family law matters, including custody, support, property division, divorce, adoptions, wills, estates and probate. I often deal with people at the most difficult times of their lives whether it is through a divorce or the loss of a loved one. With a combination of patience, experience and knowledge I am able to help my clients resolve his/her case with the best possible outcome.
Mark Sullivan
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 43 years experience
(919) 832-8507 5511 Capital Center Drive
Suite 320
Raleigh, NC 27606
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Mark E. Sullivan is the principal of Law Offices of Mark E. Sullivan, P.A. in Raleigh, North Carolina. A retired Army Reserve JAG colonel and a Board-Certified Specialist in Family Law, Mr. Sullivan is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the author of The Military Divorce Handbook, (ABA, 2nd Ed. 2011).

He was co-founder of the military committee of the North Carolina State Bar in 1981, and he has been a member of the committee or its director ever since. He is a past chair of the Military Committee of the ABA Family...
Scott Montgomery
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Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(919) 816-0704 590 New Waverly Place, Ste. 110
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Scott Montgomery is a N.C. Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, as certified by the North Carolina State Bar. Scott limits his practice exclusively to family law. His practice is focused on equitable distribution of marital property, child custody and support, alimony, as well as adoption and various other legal issues arising from separation and divorce. Scott was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and grew up in Cary. He attended Ravenscroft High School in Raleigh, class of 1999. He graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in 2003 with...
Charles H. Montgomery
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Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer with 46 years experience
(919) 348-2317 590 New Waverly Place
Suite 110
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce and Family
Vanderbilt University Law School
Charles Montgomery is a N.C. Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. His practice emphasizes equitable distribution of property, child custody, child support, alimony and divorce. Besides more than thirty-five years' experience as a family law attorney, he has extensive experience in commercial real property and business litigation. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University in 1974 and his undergraduate degree with honors from Duke University in 1971. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He also is certified as a Superior Court mediator by the N. C. Administrative Office...
Kristopher Hilscher
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(919) 832-8507 5511 Capital Center Drive, Suite 320
Raleigh, NC 27606
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Military
Campbell University
Kristopher J. Hilscher was ranked as AV Preeminent®, the highest possible ranking. Kris was also ranked a 9.6 out of 10.0 on Avvo. Kris as born in Richmond, VA. As a child, Kris would frequently visit his grandmother who was then a clerk of court. He gained significant exposure to the practice of law at an early age, and has maintained his desire to be an attorney ever since. Most children grow up watching cartoons while you could find Kris engrossed in an episode of “Matlock.” Kris attended Hampden-Sydney College on academic scholarship, where he graduated...
Patrick Williams
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(919) 870-0466 120 Penmarc Dr., Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Campbell Law School
While Patrick’s jury trial experience ranges from personal injury defense to alienation of affections actions, he’s developed a passion for domestic violence, equitable distribution and spousal support cases. For those who know him it makes perfect sense;1) he’s a numbers guy and 2) he was raised to fight for the “little guys.”

Patrick is a founding partner at Batch, Poore, & Williams. His practice areas are focused in family, divorce, domestic violence, criminal/traffic law, and civil litigation. He is also a certified parent coordinator.

Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State...
Andrea Nyren Doyle
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Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(919) 380-1001 523 Keisler Dr
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
My law partner and myself have been practicing law in Wake County for 20 years. We are a small law firm that gives individualized attention to our client's when they need it most.
Gene Brentley Tanner
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Holly Springs, NC Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(919) 833-3115 4928 Linksland Drive
Suite 320
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Military
Sydney Jeanene Batch
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(919) 870-0466 120 Penmarc Dr., Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
Sydney J. Batch, J.D., M.S.W. is one of the founding partners of Batch Poore & Williams, PC. Sydney Batch grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. As a triple tarheel, Sydney received her Bachelor of Arts in English, a Master of Social Work and a Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The combination of her dual degree in law and social work provide her with a unique understanding of the often intersecting worlds of law and social work. Her primary practice areas are family law and child protective services Sydney is...
Holly Stephens
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 2 years experience
(919) 870-0466 120 Penmarc Drive, Suite 101
Raleigh, NC 27603
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Campbell Law School
James Tyler Brooks
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Cary, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 238-4085 2500 Regency Parkway
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce and Family
Divorce and family law attorney, James Tyler Brooks, represents residents of Raleigh, Cary, Apex and Durham, North Carolina in all aspects of divorce including: absolute divorce, spousal support (e.g., post separation support and alimony), child custody, child support and property division (equitable distribution).
Mary Wells
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CLAYTON, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 359-3002 505 E Main Street
CLAYTON, NC 27520
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Real Estate
Lillington, NC Divorce Attorney
(910) 893-5111 65 Main St
Lillington, NC 27546
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Cary, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 655-1990 203 SE Cary Pkwy
Cary, NC 27511
Divorce and Family
Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 466-5857 100 Regency Forest Dr
Cary, NC 27518
Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Smithfield, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 934-4634 212 E Church St
Smithfield, NC 27577
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Dunn, NC Divorce Attorney
(910) 892-2178 804 W Broad St
Dunn, NC 28334
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Smithfield, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 300-5050 105 E Johnston St
Smithfield, NC 27577
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Wiley Nickel
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Cary, NC Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 650-2851 2401 Weston Parkway
Suite 101
Cary, NC 27513
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Pepperdine University School of Law
Committed to defending your Legal Rights! Wiley lives and works in Cary, North Carolina. In 1998, he graduated from Tulane University with a major in Political Science and a minor in History. After college Wiley went to work for Al Gore and travelled with the Vice President as part of his national advance staff. Following the Gore campaign he earned his law degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Wiley worked as a law clerk in the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office where he gained valuable criminal...
Bryant Paris
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(919) 832-5577 16 West Martin Street
Suite 204
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business and Family
University of Mississippi
Need a Raleigh Family Law or Contract Litigation Attorney? Call Bryant Paris today at (919) 832-5577.

Since 2002, Bryant has represented people from all walks of life across North Carolina as well as small businesses in a wide-variety of civil and criminal law cases. Through the years, he worked tirelessly to obtain just results for his clients in an effort to put them in a position to move on with their lives after their cases are resolved. Bryant uses his vast experience gained from actual courtroom hearing and trial experience, as well as in arbitration and mediation, to...
Daphne Edwards
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(919) 838-7160 2301 Rexwoods Drive
Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27607
Divorce, Appeals and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
For all of your divorce needs, call Daphne Edwards at 919-838-7160. Ms. Edwards practices divorce and family law, including alimony, post separation support, custody, child support, and property division. Ms. Edwards has over two decades of experience and is dedicated to helping each client achieve his or her goal for the most affordable cost, whether through negotiation, mediation, or trial. Ms. Edwards and the client are a team and the client's goals are central to the strategy. Ms. Edwards believes divorce is a difficult and stressful time for her clients and that it is important to offer support...
Lawrence Edward Tickle Jr.
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Louisburg, NC Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(919) 496-1201 206 S. Main Street
Louisburg, NC 27549
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Campbell Law School
Lawrence founded Tickle Law Office in 2013 after graduating from Campbell University School of Law and passing the North Carolina State Bar. Lawrence earned his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from East Carolina University in 2010 as well as his Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Administration from Liberty University in 2015. Lawrence served in the United States Marine Corps after high school where he learned the essential leadership and management skills necessary to be successful as a zealous advocate for his clients. A native of Reidsville, NC, Lawrence now calls Franklin County home. He prides himself...
Angela McIlveen
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(877) 351-1513 434 Fayetteville St.
Suite 2300
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Case Western Reserve University
Angela McIlveen is the CEO and Co-Founder of McIlveen Family Law Firm.

The first thing you will notice when you meet Angela McIlveen is that she genuinely cares about her clients and the clients of the Firm.

Maybe it’s because she remembers going through her parents’ nasty divorce when she was 6 years old. Angela knows that her parents' divorce impacted her life. Angela McIlveen remembers growing up with her dad when kids didn’t grow up with their fathers and she says it definitely shaped her life. In case you are wondering, no her mom wasn’t a bad person. Her...
Angela L. Haas
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(919) 783-9669 5100 Oak Park Rd.
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Campbell Law School
Angela L. Haas, of Haas Tharrington, PA, is an experienced family law attorney and mediator, who serves both traditional and non-traditional families in every aspect of family law, estate planning and administration. A double-major honors graduate of Appalachian State University and Campbell Law School, Angela is dedicated to working with each client to develop creative and effective solutions to protect themselves and their families. Ms. Haas offers a refreshing perspective on the challenges and opportunities that each client faces, and seeks to take advantage of the best legal and practical solutions available in each case.
Brian S. Demidovich
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(919) 424-8319 211 E. Six Forks Road
Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27609
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Cleveland State University
Brian Demidovich is the Managing Member of The Law Corner. In 2001, Brian moved to Raleigh, North Carolina after he graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. After spending the first five years in corporate law and as a partner in a litigation law firm, Brian created The Law Corner in 2006. The Law Corner was created with one simple, but important, core principal: customer service. Brian firmly believes the legal profession IS a service industry. That is why since 2006, Brian has offered an initial $99.00 consultation and established...
Melissa Averett
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Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Drive
Suite 150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
I love practicing law. Guiding clients through the stress and upheaval of divorce, a custody battle or the aftermath of a death in the family is position of trust that I take seriously. Drafting an amicable separation agreement, or completing an adoption efficiently with as little drama as possible is equally important. I have been a NC Certified Family Law Specialist since 2009. My law firm handles divorce, custody, child support, alimony, property division, grandparents' rights, domestic violence, tort claims and personal injury, prenuptial and separation agreements, estate planning and administration in Chatham, Orange and Durham counties.
James Williams Hart
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Cary, NC Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(919) 460-5422 1143-B Executive Circle
#101
Cary, NC 27511
Divorce and Family
Ohio State University - Columbus
We believe in providing useful and free information to the public so that they can make informed decisions about their case. If you are considering a legal separation or divorce in North Carolina, visit our website for more information and resources, including divorce videos, how to guides, and more.

On a personal note, I am a husband and father and live in Cary, North Carolina with my family, our spoiled black lab Lucy, and three lazy cats. When I'm not in the office, I love to stay active, be outside, and spend time with my family.
Steve Mansbery
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce and Family
Case Western Reserve University
Steve Mansbery joined Tharrington Smith in 2006 after earning his law degree from Case Western Reserve University. Prior to law school, Mr. Mansbery attended the University of Kentucky, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Finance, with Departmental Honors, and graduated magna cum laude. He is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Mr. Mansbery has been appointed to the Wake County Bar Association and the Tenth Judicial District Bar Professionalism Committee every year since 2009. He was recognized as a “Rising Star” in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine for the years...
Jammie Lynn Wacenske
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 335-5291 127 West Hargett Street
Suite 100
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
If you are facing a divorce or child custody matter, you are probably feeling overwhelmed. Where you previously may have been able to resolve your family matters internally and privately, you must now retain the help of a legal representative to protect your (and your children’s) best interest in the public court system. Finding someone with the right mix of emotional support for you during this very difficult time, while at the same time being relentless in their fight to protect you is harder then you may think. Jammie Wacenske is a proven advocate with a soft...
John Miskey IV
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Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce and Family
State University of New York - Buffalo
John G. Miskey IV is a board certified specialist in Family Law and leads the Firm’s Family Law department. He has maintained an interest in Family Law, families and policy throughout his educational and professional career.

Mr. Miskey’s character and work ethic was forged in his childhood. His first job was delivering daily newspapers through the snow-filled neighborhoods of Buffalo, NY. Very close with his family, he chose to attend local schools for his education. Mr. Miskey graduated summa cum laude from Niagara University and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo with...
E. Parker Herring
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(919) 821-1860 434 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1860
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Parker grew up in the Raleigh & Wake County, North Carolina. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1975. After graduation, Parker worked in public relations at Duke University Medical Center for several years before enrolling in law school at Wake Forest School of Law, where she completed her Juris Doctor in 1985. As a law student, Parker was a member of the Moot Court Board and was elected to the Order of the Barristers. She was a member of the school’s National Appellate Team and...
Alice Stubbs
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce and Family
University of North Carolina School of Law
Alice C. Stubbs is a partner in the firm. She joined Tharrington Smith in 2006 after having served for eight years as a Wake County District Court judge. First appointed in 1997 by Governor Jim Hunt, she was elected to the judgeship in 1998 and 2002. During her time on the bench, Ms. Stubbs presided primarily in domestic court. She was certified as a juvenile judge in 2001 and was designated and presided as a family court judge from 2002 until she came to Tharrington Smith.

Ms. Stubbs is a native of New Bern. She graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover,...
David Allan King
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 706-5322 6613 Hammersmith Drive
Raleigh, NC 27613
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Trademarks
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
King @ Law is a solo firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. It focuses on business, divorce, and injury law. 

Business. Mr. King handles routine business needs, such as contracts, trademark filings, company formation, and M&A. Before becoming a lawyer, Mr. King ran his own consulting business for almost ten years.

Divorce. Mr. King provides separation agreements, divorce filings, prenumptial agreements, and other services. He focuses mostly on saving money, time, and emotional energy by resolving divorces out-of-court.

Injury. Mr. King handles moderate injuries related to motorcycle accidents, car crashes, power tools, and other areas. He believes most clients get the best deal from insurance companies...
Matthew Stauff
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
4040 Barrett Drive
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27609
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Employment and Family
Roger Williams University School of Law
Matthew Stauff believes the practice of law is a privilege that requires him to fight for those needing advocacy during life’s most trying times. He represents clients in divorce proceedings, child custody hearings, and defends those who have been wrongfully terminated from their jobs. During his nearly seven years with Legal Aid of North Carolina he developed extensive experience in family law, employment law, and civil litigation. While court is an option in many cases, Matthew believes that working matters out amicably through settlement leads towards a longer lasting outcome that is more cost-effective and efficient outcome.

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Susan Franklin
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Pittsboro, NC Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(919) 942-0800 25 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Divorce and Family
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Susan has been practicing law for over 34 years and brings a wealth of expertise to the negotiating table as well as to court. Susan earned her credentials as an arbitrator from the Better Business Bureau, Washington, D.C. She is a Certified Family Financial Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Committee and she is certified by the North Carolina Superior Court, Dispute Resolution Commission to mediate Superior Court cases and Equitable Distribution of Marital Property matters. Since 1997, Susan has focused her practice on Family Law, working with clients to resolve conflict through Mediation, Collaborative Law, and Litigation....
Casey Christine Fidler
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Divorce and Family
Wake Forest University School of Law
Casey Fidler grew up in Huntersville, North Carolina. She graduated with Highest Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication with a second major in Political Science. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina.

While in law school, Casey served as the Executive Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review and was a member on the Moot Court Board. She was also a student advocate in the Elder Law Clinic. Throughout her time...
Sean McIlveen
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Raleigh, NC Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 351-1513 434 FAYETTEVILLE ST STE 2300
Raleigh, NC 27601-2942
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Houston - Main Campus
Sean McIlveen is a Partner Attorney and Co-Founder of McIlveen Family Law Firm.

When Sean McIlveen is not in the courtroom, he spends his time building custom furniture. Sean grew up in Gastonia, N.C. and graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a degree in B.A. He attended Wake Forest University School of Law and graduated from the University of Houston with his J.D.

Sean McIlveen is also the author of two books on child custody and he is often asked to speak at events. He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association and the Gaston County Bar Association. Sean...
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.