Stokes, North Carolina Family Lawyers

Edwin M. 'Sandy' Hardy
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Greenville, NC Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(252) 975-3010 119 W 4th St
Greenville, NC 27858
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Wake Forest University School of Law
EDWIN HARDY has been practicing law for over 27 years. With more than 27 years experience at bankruptcy, he has over 2500 bankruptcies successfully filed to help people. He is a former member of the N.C. General Assembly as a State Representative in the N.C. House of Representatives where he served as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee. He has served on the N.C. Courts Commission and the Governor's Crime Commission. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Beaufort Regional Health Systems which operated Beaufort County Medical Center. He has also served as President of the Beaufort...
Amy Ann Edwards
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Family and Divorce
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Upon graduation from law school, I joined my present firm and began practicing family law. I am a Board Certified Specialist in Family Law, handling child custody and support, adoptions, alimony, equitable distribution (division of marital property), paternity, domestic violence, and issues related to military family law and non-traditional families. I also practice collaborative family law, a type of alternative dispute resolution.
Peggy T. Smith
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Greenville, NC Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(252) 565-8691 321 Evans Street, Suite 102
Greenville, NC 27858
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Medical Malpractice
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Gib Irons III
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Greenville, NC Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(252) 215-3000 620 Lynndale Ct.
Suite A
Greenville, NC 27858
Family, Divorce, Education and Personal Injury
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Gib Irons is the managing partner of Irons & Irons, P.A. in Greenville, NC. He is in charge of running the day to day operations of the business including but not limited to implementing firm policy related to cash flow and profitability, staffing, client development, time management, and productivity systems. His practice is focused on family law and personal injury litigation. He does extensive screening before accepting a family law or personal injury case. He seeks to limit the number of active clients that he is representing at any given time in an effort to streamline the litigation process....
Greenville, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 752-6161 200 W 3rd St
Greenville, NC 27835
Family
Greenville, NC Family Law Lawyer
(919) 265-0800 321 Evans Street, Suite 200
Hendrix Building
Greenville, NC 27835
Family
Greenville, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 321-2020 1698 E Arlington Blvd
Greenville, NC 27858
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Tarboro, NC Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(252) 823-1156 212 N Main St
Tarboro, NC 27886
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of North Carolina School of Law
Washington, NC Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(252) 946-9990 7097 Market Street Ext
Washington, NC 27889
Family, Divorce and Workers' Comp
Elizabeth A Wood
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New Bern, NC Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(252) 375-8710 3282 Wellons Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28562
Family, Estate Planning and Immigration
Concord Law School
Mrs. Wood focuses her practice on Immigration and Nationality law. She is committed to providing each client with exceptional customer service and individual attention by being proactive, responsive and accessible. Immigration is governed by federal law, therefore, Mrs. Wood is able to assist clients with the immigration needs regardless of where they are located. Mrs. Wood has experience with family and employment based immigration cases.
Lee Wilson Bettis Jr
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New Bern, NC Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(252) 649-1710 225 A Broad Street
New Bern, NC 28560
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Employment
Brooklyn Law School
I am a former Marine, (1982-1986) who began practicing Federal Criminal law in 2001 in New York City. In 2004 I was admitted to the North Carolina Bar and have been a practicing trial attorney ever since. I say "trial attorney", because that is what I am. Whether you have a complex criminal felony, a misdemeanor, a DWI, or a domestic case; if I cannot reach a reasonable conclusion with opposing counsel, I am always prepared to empanel a jury and plead your case.

With nearly 19 years of Criminal, Domestic and Civil trial experience, both...
Worth Timothy Haithcock II
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Goldsboro, NC Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(919) 735-6420 P.O. Drawer 7
231 E. Walnut Street
Goldsboro, NC 27533
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Campbell Law School
Mr. Darrell Keith Brown
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Goldsboro, NC Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(919) 288-1902 664 N. Spence Avenue
P.O. Box 10606
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Family, Business, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Mario Krueger
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New Bern, NC Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(252) 636-3737 1723 S. Glenburnie Rd.
New Bern, NC 28562
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Snow Hill, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 747-7400 208 N Greene St
Snow Hill, NC 28580
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Ahoskie, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 332-5010 419 Peachtree St S
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Rocky Mt, NC Family Law Lawyer
(252) 442-8669 3300 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mt, NC 27804
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
New Bern, NC Family Law Lawyer
(252) 633-1103 409 Pollock St
New Bern, NC 28560
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Goldsboro, NC Family Law Lawyer
208 Ridgewood Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Family and Divorce
Rocky Mt, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 972-2279 1701 Sunset Ave
Rocky Mt, NC 27804
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Rocky Mt, NC Family Law Attorney
105 Foy Dr
Rocky Mt, NC 27804
Family and Divorce
Wilson, NC Family Law Lawyer
(252) 291-7232 113 Nash St E
Wilson, NC 27893
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Scotland Neck, NC Family Law Lawyer
(252) 826-5124 104 E 10th St
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Family, Consumer and Divorce
Rocky Mt, NC Family Law Attorney
(252) 443-1419 168 Roundabout Ct
Rocky Mt, NC 27804
Family, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Amanda Bowden Houser
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Jacksonville, NC Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(910) 333-9679 1007 Hargett Street
Suite 2
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
North Carolina Central University School of Law
The Houser Law Firm, P.C. is a Professional Corporation and full service, General Practice law firm located in Jacksonville, that serves Onslow and surrounding counties (Jones, Pender, Duplin) in South Eastern North Carolina. We know that in these tough economic times, saving money where ever possible is important to most people. Our philosophy has always been to provide our clients with prompt, courteous and professional legal services at an affordable fee. While we never compromise on our legal professionalism, we do strive to manage our cost and expenses so that we can offer high quality legal services...
Steve Mansbery
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Family and Divorce
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...
Daphne Edwards
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(919) 610-5298 333 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1513
Raleigh, NC 27601
Family, Appeals and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law
For all of your divorce needs, call Daphne Edwards at 919-901-7336. 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...
Mark Sullivan
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(919) 832-8507 600 Wade Ave
Raleigh, NC 27605
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
Bryant Paris
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(919) 832-5577 16 West Martin Street
Suite 204
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Divorce
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...
Wiley Nickel
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Cary, NC Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(919) 585-1486 2401 Weston Parkway
Suite 101
Cary, NC 27513
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Jammie Lynn Wacenske
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Lawyer
(919) 335-5291 16 W. Martin St.
Suite 501
Raleigh, NC 27601
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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...
Casey Christine Fidler
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Family and Divorce
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...
Derrick J Hensley
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Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(919) 480-1999 180 Providence Road
Suite 180
Durham, NC 27514
Family, Appeals, Immigration and Juvenile
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Derrick Hensley is a Child Welfare, Family, and Immigration lawyer who focuses on high-quality, individualized representation. Derrick founded his own firm in order to develop real relationships with his clients, and to pursue causes where he can make a difference. Derrick is dedicated zealously advocating for his clients and to fostering an open, communicative attorney-client relationship based on trust and honesty. Derrick practices in several interrelated fields, including general family law (divorce, child custody, adoption, etc.), child welfare proceedings (DSS Court), and limited areas of immigration. Derrick is experienced in various kinds of appeals, and is able to pursue...
Kathleen Putiri
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(919) 307-7885 4242 Six Forks Road
Suite 1550
Raleigh, NC 27609
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Campbell University
It doesn’t take more than a phone call to learn that this Asheville native is a tenacious, straight-talking lawyer who won’t back down from your fight.

Kathleen has an uncanny ability to meld unembellished honesty with compassion. You will always know what to expect on the road ahead–and no matter the challenge–you’ll feel confident knowing Kathleen is on your team.

After graduating from Campbell University Law School, Kathleen worked alongside some of the most respected family law attorneys in the Triangle. Absorbing her colleagues’ tenured wisdom and meshing it with her own style, Kathleen has helped clients find hope–even when they had...
Steven Palme
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(919) 803-4512 5 W. Hargett St., Ste. 507
Raleigh, NC 27601
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Tulane University School of Law
Attorney Steve Palme has devoted his practice exclusively to family law since 2005. The Palme Law Firm prides itself on the individual attention it offers to clients and their cases. Steve Palme has extensive experience both in and out of the courtroom and handles all aspects of family law, including: child custody, child support, interstate custody and support, alimony, equitable distribution, domestic violence, separation and prenuptial agreements, and alienation of affection and criminal conversation claims.
Kevin Hopper
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(919) 876-3300 5400 Glenwood Avenue
Suite G-01
Raleigh, NC 27612
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
A native of Texas, Mr. Hopper was born in Beaumont and graduated from Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas. Mr. Hopper then attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1989. Immediately following, Mr. Hopper attended Texas Tech University School of Law, and in 1993, graduated Doctor of Jurisprudence. Subsequent to his graduation from law school, Mr. Hopper relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina where, in 1994, he opened his own practice and has since been practicing law within Wake County and the greater Triangle area. Currently, Mr. Hopper maintains a trial practice concentrating...
Jeffrey R Russell
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(919) 821-4711 150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
Family
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University
Jeffrey R. Russell, a Western North Carolina native, is a member of the Family Law section at Tharrington Smith, LLP. Mr. Russell earned his undergraduate degree in political science from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina in 1999 and subsequently graduated magna cum laude from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University. During his time at Campbell Law School, Mr. Russell served as a candidate member and as Chief Comments Editor of the Law Review. Additionally, he was a research assistant for Professor James B. McLaughlin of Campbell Law School, editing Webster’s Real Estate...
Julianna Woodmansee
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Durham, NC Family Law Lawyer with 28 years 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...
Brian S. Demidovich
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Raleigh, NC Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(919) 424-8319 211 E. Six Forks Road
Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27609
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
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...
Laura E Kastner
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Chapel Hill, NC Family Law Attorney with 3 years 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...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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