Chapel Hill Divorce Lawyers

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Melissa Averett
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Melissa Averett
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 23 years of 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.
Emily Beth Hurtt
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Emily Beth Hurtt
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 4 years of experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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University of Cincinnati College of Law
Emily Hurtt practices in the Firm’s Family Law group, providing strategic, transparent legal advice with a deep commitment to clear communication and fulfillment of clients’ needs, regardless if it’s a single-issue matter, a recurring advisory role, or litigation. In her career Emily has served as an Associate Member and Editor of the University of Cincinnati Law Review, was part of the Editorial Staff for Human Rights Quarterly, and worked in the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic supporting entrepreneurship. A career highlight was working in the Center for Human Rights in Galway, Ireland, mapping human rights violations in the War on Terror....
John Miskey IV
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John Miskey IV
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 16 years of experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Free ConsultationDivorce 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...
David Cole Phelps
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David Cole Phelps
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 8 years of experience
(919) 200-0822 151 E. Rosemary St.
Suite 205
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University
D. Cole Phelps manages our office in the northeastern part of the state. Attorney Phelps is a native of Washington County, and he returned to his home community to serve and give back. After winning his first primary election with over 62% of the votes, he later became the youngest county commissioner at the time of his election to serve in any of North Carolina’s 100 counties. During his first term of office, he was selected by his fellow board members as vice chairman and then chairman. Currently, he is serving his second term of office as a member of...
Sara Ellen Barlowe
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Sara Ellen Barlowe
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 5 years of experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Sara Barlowe is an associate attorney at Bagwell Holt Smith where she practices in the Firm’s Family Law department. Sara joined the Firm in July of 2020 shortly after relocating to the Research Triangle area from Astoria, Queens with her family and their two cats. While in New York, Sara worked as an Assistant District Attorney with the Bronx District Attorney’s office where she focused primarily on domestic violence and special victims cases with the exception of a year-long stint in the office’s Special Investigations Division where she handled long-term wiretap investigations. Sara received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Benjamin...
Kelly Fairman
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Kelly Fairman
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 13 years of experience
(919) 358-4927 891 WIllow Dr. Suite 7
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Kelly was born and raised in North Carolina, and currently lives in Hillsborough, North Carolina with her wife and daughter. Kelly has worked with the seriously mentally ill, at risk youth, troubled families, domestic violence aggressors and victims and as an intake counselor for a four county area in NC. She has extensive training as a mediator As an attorney, she has represented defendants with serious felony offenses through negotiated pleas or jury trials to verdict. She has represented a wide variety of clients in negotiated and litigated family law matters and believes that negotiation should always be pursued...
Justin P Nichols
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Justin P Nichols
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Drive
Suite 150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Campbell Law School
Attorney Justin Nichols practices family, personal injury, and criminal law in Chatham, Orange, Durham, and Wake Counties. He joined Averett Family Law in 2012, after practicing in the fields of personal injury defense, workers’ compensation, and complex construction litigation.

Justin has extensive experience in the courtroom litigating cases, as well as helping clients negotiate out-of-court settlements. He has handled cases before state administrative agencies, the state superior and district courts, the North Carolina Justin Nichols Associate Attorney Pittsboro Siler City Court of Appeals, and the federal district court.

Justin graduated cum laude from Campbell University School of Law in Raleigh, North Carolina,...
James S. Sacco
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 30 years of experience
(919) 967-7225 25307 Ludwell
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Lunsford Long
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 929-0408 127 Timberhill Pl
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Robert L. Epting
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(919) 929-0323 410 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
John J. Hackney
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 51 years of experience
(919) 929-0323 410 M.L.K. Jr Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Family, Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury
Ronald W. Merritt
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney with 43 years of experience
(919) 969-2667 125 S Estes Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Carlyle Rubinow
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 26 years of experience
105 Strowd Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
Melinda M. Evans
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer with 41 years of experience
(919) 593-5167 111 MacRae Court
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Renee Rendahl
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney
306 Pitch Pine Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Susan Brown
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney
1829 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce and Family
Vicki L. Parrott
CHAPEL HILL, NC Divorce Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(919) 968-4441 P O BOX 2208
CHAPEL HILL, NC 27515
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Mary Roberts Esq
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer
(614) 486-4420 134 Kingston Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Donna Bennick
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 968-6883 1829 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Donna Ambler Davis
Chapel Hill, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 933-0950 1717 Legion Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Divorce and Family
Valeria Cesanelli
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Valeria Cesanelli
Carrboro, NC Divorce Attorney with 9 years of experience
(919) 923-1577 209 Lloyd St
Suite 120
Carrboro, NC 27510
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Attorney Val Cesanelli handles family law cases for our firm, with a focus on child custody cases and matters arising out of the process of separation and divorce, such as separation agreements and questions of spousal and child support. Val also handles other family related cases, such as paternity actions, legitimations, name changes and changes in birth certificates, as well as provides drafting services of powers of attorneys and simple wills.

Val is as much a litigator as she is a counselor at law for her clients. As a mother of three children and three stepchildren, Val is both professionally and...
Ann Shy
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Ann Shy
Carrboro, NC Divorce Lawyer
Room 200
118 East Main Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Julianna Woodmansee
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Julianna Woodmansee
Durham, NC Divorce Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(919) 403-0900 3001 Academy Road Suite 120
Durham, NC 27707
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University of North Carolina School of Law
For over 21 years, Julie has effectively advocated for individuals in family law matters in Durham and Orange County courts. As a mediator and Collaborative Divorce practitioner, she is a skilled and experienced negotiator, using creative problem-solving techniques to achieve excellent results for her clients. Julie graduated from UNC Law School in 1990. Following her association with the Durham law firm of Pulley, Watson, King & Lischer, she established her own family law practice in 1997. Julie focuses on finding practical, efficient solutions to her clients' legal problems. She helps her clients minimize financial...
John Fitzpatrick Jr
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John Fitzpatrick Jr
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 683-9500 3329 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd
Durham, NC 27707
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...
Barbara Szombatfalvy
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Barbara Szombatfalvy
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney with 16 years of experience
(919) 403-0900 3001 Academy Road,
Suite 120
Durham, NC 27707
Divorce and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Barbara graduated from the North Carolina Central School of Law with honors in 2005. She was an Associate with the family law firm of Donna Ambler Davis in Chapel Hill before she established her own family law practice in May, 2008. Barbara works to establish strong, positive relationships with her clients and helps them navigate the emotional upheavals of divorce, achieve financial stability, and reduce the stress that divorce places on children. Whether in negotiation or litigation, she is a tough and determined advocate working to protect the best interests of her clients. In 2013, she completed training as...
Martha New Milam
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Martha New Milam
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney with 34 years of experience
(919) 401-5151 3710 University Drive, suite 201
Durham, NC 27707
Divorce and Family
Keith Bishop
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Keith Bishop
Durham, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 490-1855 1802 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
Suite 105 Madison Centre
Durham, NC 27707
Divorce and Family
Wiley Nickel
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Wiley Nickel
(919) 650-2851 2401 Weston Parkway
Suite 101
Cary, NC 27513
Free ConsultationCary, NC Divorce Attorney with 16 years of experience
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Pepperdine University School of Law
"An arrest is not a conviction. As a former prosecutor I know how the other side thinks and I will fight to ensure you're not a victim of the law. You have a right to the best representation in Raleigh. The sooner you call, the sooner I can start fighting for you."
Kathy Williams Richardson
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Kathy Williams Richardson
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney with 29 years of experience
(919) 680-2300 2310 S. Miami Blvd
Suite 134
Durham, NC 27703
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Wake Forest University School of Law
I help people who are facing felony and misdemeanor criminal and traffic charges and driver’s license revocations. I also represent people on a wide array of family law issues such as Separation and Divorce, Child Custody and Support, and Alimony and Equitable Distribution, and I assist landlords and tenants with residential and commercial leasing disputes. I have been a criminal defense attorney since the beginning of my career. I worked as an Assistant Public Defender in both Gaston and Durham Counties, before I decided to move to private practice and left the Public Defender’s office to...
Gray Ellis
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Gray Ellis
Durham, NC Divorce Lawyer with 20 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Ellis Family Law, PLLC was founded in 2002 by board certified attorney Gray Ellis with the singular goal to provide the very best legal representation to North Carolinians facing challenging family law issues. Since that time, the firm has successfully represented hundreds of husbands, wives, children, grandparents, and other family members in courts across the state. Our work has not gone unnoticed as the firm has earned awards from both national and local organizations such as Super Lawyers, North Carolina’s Legal Elite, and Best of Durham.
Tanya Allison Plekan
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Tanya Allison Plekan
(919) 653-1976 1051 Pemberton Hill Rd.
Ste 101
Apex, NC 27502
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Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Campbell Law School
Allison is an experienced attorney dedicated to providing representation to clients with matters involving family law, estate planning, real estate law, and traffic tickets.

She earned a law degree from Campbell University School of Law. She is also a member of the Wake County Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association.

She is committed to providing excellent service to her clients and positive experience throughout each case handled. Call or visit her website for more information.
Autumn Osbourne
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Autumn Osbourne
Durham, NC Divorce Lawyer
(866) 771-6159 3200 Croasdaile Drive Suite 601 & 603
Durham, NC 27705
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
North Carolina Central University School of Law
For more than a decade, attorney Autumn Osbourne has provided skilled representation to North Carolina families in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. She is Board Certified by the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization - a distinction held by less than 2% of all family law practitioners in the state - and has been recognized for her work by independent attorney rating organizations including but not limited to Thomson Reuters' and Avvo. However, for Autumn, the practice of law involves more than zealously advocating on behalf of clients and adhering to the profession's rules of ethics. "I feel every family...
Hugh Bailey
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Hugh Bailey
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
A natural born problem solver, attorney Hugh Bailey is an accomplished trial attorney with a proven record of successful results on behalf of clients. His practice includes advocating for clients in a wide variety of matters affecting the family unit, including divorce, child custody and support, spousal support, equitable distribution, domestic violence, and pre and post nuptial agreements. Hugh’s effectiveness in and out of the courtroom is derived in part from both a broad and deep background in high-stakes cases involving individuals, businesses, and government entities. However, it is Hugh’s approach and commitment to helping people that serves as a cornerstone...
Dorothy C O'Neill
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Dorothy C O'Neill
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 688-9631 112 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Education and Family
Foil Law Offices is a law firm specializing in family and juvenile law, serving Durham, Orange, Alamance, and Chatham counties since 1976. Foil Law Offices has offices in Durham and Hillsborough North Carolina. The attorneys at Foil Law Offices practice law relating to marriage, divorce, alimony, child custody (including grandparent custody) and support, equitable distribution, enforcement of support, domestic violence, legitimation, and adoption. Foil Law Offices has successfully represented clients at the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Mr. Ron Cooley
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Mr. Ron Cooley
Hillsborough, NC Divorce Attorney with 21 years of experience
(919) 245-1300 2203 Rhonda Road
www.cooleylaw.com
Hillsborough, NC 27278-7087
Divorce, DWI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
With an engineering degree and MBA, I started my career as an in-house consultant in the aerospace industry. After a few years I transitioned to engineering and consulting positions in other industries. Eventually I returned to college for a law degree and have been a courtroom lawyer for more than 20 years.
Robert Steele Cummings
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Robert Steele Cummings
Pittsboro, NC Divorce Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(919) 533-4115 44 Hillsboro Street
Suite D
Pittsboro, NC 27707
Divorce
Rebecca Allen Poole
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Rebecca Allen Poole
Durham, NC Divorce Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Attorney Rebecca Poole brings a powerful combination of skill, passion, and advanced training to the practice of law. Certified by both the North Carolina Board of Legal Specialization and Center for Cooperative Parenting, Rebecca has established a reputation for excellence – and results – in the areas of mediation, arbitration, litigation, and the collaborative divorce process. She also assists the firm’s clients in developing comprehensive estate plans that ensure family members and financial affairs are protected and preserved. Over the course of her legal career, Rebecca has maintained an unwavering commitment to achieving client goals, even when faced with challenging...
Amanda Chatman Knight
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Amanda Chatman Knight
Durham, NC Divorce Attorney with 5 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Amanda Knight represents clients in a wide range of family law matters including divorce, child custody and support, domestic violence, spousal support, and equitable distribution proceedings. She also provides trusted counsel to clients throughout the estate planning process. A graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law, Amanda brings a passion and commitment to achieving client goals, while maintaining civility and professionalism in the practice of law. “Changes in the family, especially ones involving legal proceedings, are always challenging. Our job as attorneys is to take as much of the burden off our clients as possible, and also reassure them that...
James Tyler Brooks
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James Tyler Brooks
Cary, NC Divorce Attorney
(919) 238-4085 1135 Kildaire Farm Rd. Ste. 200
Cary, NC 27511
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).
Jennifer M Bradley
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Jennifer M Bradley
Cary, NC Divorce Lawyer
(919) 977-7007 1001 Winstead Dr
Suite 110
Cary, NC 27513
Divorce
Divorce lawyers in Cary, Triangle Smart Divorce, provides a variety of family law services. Every county in North Carolina handles enforcement differently, and the Triangle area is no exception. If you live here in the Triangle, you should hire an attorney with experience in a variety of areas of Family Law.
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