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Valeria Cesanelli
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Valeria Cesanelli
Carrboro, NC Family Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(919) 923-1577 209 Lloyd St
Suite 120
Carrboro, NC 27510
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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...
Sarah A. Carr
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Sarah A. Carr
Carrboro, NC Family Law Lawyer
(866) 980-1888 P.O. Box 505
Carrboro, NC 27510
Family
Ann Shy
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Ann Shy
Carrboro, NC Family Law Lawyer
Room 200
118 East Main Street
Carrboro, NC 27510
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Gregory DeWitt
Carrboro, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 338-8200 118 E Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
David Cole Phelps
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David Cole Phelps
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(919) 200-0822 151 E. Rosemary St.
Suite 205
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family, DWI, Divorce 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...
Kelly Fairman
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Kelly Fairman
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(919) 358-4927 891 WIllow Dr. Suite 7
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Grant Stephen Scheuring
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Grant Stephen Scheuring
Chapel Hill,, NC Family Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(919) 880-2284 1340 Environ Way
3rd Floor
Chapel Hill,, NC 27517
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Elon University School of Law
In my years of practice as an attorney, I've learned that everyone wants to be heard and everyone wants to be respected. I take pride in my work and care about my clients. You can learn more about me by reading the reviews that clients have posted about my work. My law firm is focused on misdemeanors, lower level felonies, DWI, and traffic offenses. Call anytime for a free consultation.

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North Carolina (2011)

MEMBERSHIPS:
Wake County Academy of Criminal Trial Lawyers (WCACTL)
North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA)
Tenth Judicial District Bar (Wake County)

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Elon...
Melissa Averett
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Melissa Averett
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 23 years of experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Drive
Suite 150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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.
John Miskey IV
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John Miskey IV
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family and Divorce
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...
Julianna Woodmansee
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Julianna Woodmansee
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 31 years of experience
(919) 403-0900 3001 Academy Road Suite 120
Durham, NC 27707
Family and Divorce
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...
Laura E Kastner
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Laura E Kastner
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 6 years of experience
(919) 401-0062 111 Cloister Court
Suite 200
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family and Divorce
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Laura Kastner, born in Bethesda, Maryland, grew up in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She graduated from North Carolina State University with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Apparel and Textile Marketing Management. During her time at N.C. State, she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority and a member of Sigma Tau Sigma Textiles Honor Society. She graduated from the university with honors and spent six semesters on the Dean’s List. Ms. Kastner went on to attend The University of North Carolina School of Law, where she received her Juris Doctor degree in 2015. In law school, she was...
Justin P Nichols
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Justin P Nichols
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Drive
Suite 150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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,...
Mr. Ron Cooley
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Mr. Ron Cooley
Hillsborough, NC Family Law Attorney with 21 years of experience
(919) 245-1300 2203 Rhonda Road
www.cooleylaw.com
Hillsborough, NC 27278-7087
Family, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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.
Barbara Szombatfalvy
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Barbara Szombatfalvy
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney with 16 years of experience
3001 Academy Road, Suite 120
Durham, NC 27707
Family and Divorce
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 Family Law Attorney with 34 years of experience
(919) 401-5151 3710 University Drive, suite 201
Durham, NC 27707
Family and Divorce
Alexander French
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Alexander French
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 4 years of experience
(919) 903-9442 50101 Governors Dr #150
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Family, Appeals and Domestic Violence
University of North Carolina School of Law
Keith Bishop
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Keith Bishop
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer
(919) 490-1855 1802 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
Suite 105 Madison Centre
Durham, NC 27707
Family and Divorce
James Williams Hart
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James Williams Hart
Cary, NC Family Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(919) 460-5422 1143-B Executive Circle
#101
Cary, NC 27511
Family and Divorce
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.
Wiley Nickel
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Wiley Nickel
(919) 650-2851 2401 Weston Parkway
Suite 101
Cary, NC 27513
Free ConsultationCary, NC Family Law Attorney with 15 years of experience
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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." Wiley Nickel 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...
Derrick J Hensley
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Derrick J Hensley
Hillsborough, NC Family Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(919) 480-1999 401 Meadowlands Drive
Suite 201
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily, Appeals, Immigration and Juvenile
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Derrick Hensley is a Child Welfare, Family, and Immigration lawyer who manages a small law firm in Hillsborough, North Carolina. Derrick founded his own firm in order to ensure he could take cases that make a real difference for his clients, and to ensure that his practice always observed the highest principles of the legal profession. Derrick is dedicated zealously advocating for his clients and to fostering an open, communicative attorney-client relationship based on trust and honesty.

Derrick's firm has practices in several fields of law, focusing on the intersections between them, including international family law, humanitarian and family immigration, and...
Gray Ellis
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Gray Ellis
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 19 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
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.
Barri Payne
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Barri Payne
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(919) 808-2826 1911 Hillandale Road
#1030
Durham, NC 27705
Family
University of North Carolina School of Law
Barri Hilton Payne was born in High Point, North Carolina and grew up in Davidson County. She attended the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she majored in Religious studies and Sociology. Barri practiced for the last twelve years as a founding partner in the firm Brock, Payne & Meece, P.A. before opening her own solo law and mediation practice in 2013. Barri was involved with the Holderness Moot Court while in law school at UNC and earned her law degree in 1999. She has practiced in Durham, North Carolina since that time and concentrates her practice on...
Allison Plekan
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Allison Plekan
(919) 653-1976 1051 Pemberton Hill Rd.
Ste 101
Apex, NC 27502
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfApex, NC Family Law Attorney
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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.
Kathy Williams Richardson
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Kathy Williams Richardson
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney with 29 years of experience
(919) 680-2300 2310 S. Miami Blvd
Suite 134
Durham, NC 27703
Offers Video ConferencingVideo ConfFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
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...
Sharon Thompson
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Sharon Thompson
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 45 years of experience
(919) 883-4900 113 Broadway St.
Durham, NC 27701
Family
In 2012, Sharon Thompson became Of Counsel to NicholsonPham. She has been in private practice since 1976 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the areas of family law, including all aspects of adoption and family formation through assisted reproduction and surrogacy; estate planning, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney and probate administration; and LGBT legal issues. In 2010, Sharon became the first female attorney in North Carolina to be accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. A significant portion of Sharon’s practice has been devoted to providing advice and services to LGBT...
Annie Edmond
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Annie Edmond
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(919) 937-9920 900 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705
Family and Criminal
North Carolina Central University
Annie Edmond is licensed to practice law in Florida and North Carolina. She is committed to the idea that no one should be lost in the shuffle of justice and continuously strives to advocate for her clients. Ms. Edmond is continuously involved in the community by assisting in pro bono efforts through Legal Aid, Justice Mattes and Wills for Heroes. Ms. Edmond received her Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University School and her Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from the University of Florida. While in law school, she was an active member of the Public Interest Law Organization,...
Autumn Osbourne
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Autumn Osbourne
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer
(866) 771-6159 3200 Croasdaile Drive Suite 601 & 603
Durham, NC 27705
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Dorothy C O'Neill
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Dorothy C O'Neill
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 688-9631 112 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Education
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.
Hugh Bailey
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Hugh Bailey
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
James Tyler Brooks
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James Tyler Brooks
Cary, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 238-4085 1135 Kildaire Farm Rd. Ste. 200
Cary, NC 27511
Family and Divorce
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).
Peter Johnston
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Peter Johnston
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(919) 455-3800 100 E. Parrish Street
Suite 100
Durham, NC 27701
Family, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
Rebecca Allen Poole
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Rebecca Allen Poole
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
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 Family Law Attorney with 5 years of experience
(919) 688-9400 3200 Croasdaile Drive
Suite 603
Durham, NC 27705
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Holly G. Morris
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Holly G. Morris
Cary, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 473-3438 201 Shannon Oaks Circle, Suite 200
Cary, NC 27511
Family, Estate Planning and Probate
Kimberly Mantooth Lott
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Kimberly Mantooth Lott
Durham, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 502-0282 4900 NC Highway 55 Suite 160-167
Durham, NC 27713
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Rhonda Kelley
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Rhonda Kelley
Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer
(919) 236-3011 2216 S. Miami Blvd
Ste 204
Durham, NC 27703
Family and Divorce
Carlyle Rubinow
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Lawyer with 25 years of experience
105 Strowd Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Mary Roberts Esq
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Lawyer
(614) 486-4420 134 Kingston Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Donna Ambler Davis
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Lawyer
(919) 933-0950 1717 Legion Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Family and Divorce
Donna Bennick
Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney
(919) 968-6883 1829 E Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
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