Practice Areas

Family Law

The area of family law can be broad. Family includes issues with child custody, divorce, and property distribution. Whether you are in the middle of divorce proceedings and you now need legal representation, or you want to protect your assets so you can leave them to your children, I am prepared to meet with you [..]

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Divorce

Getting a divorce is one of the more stressful events you will have to face in your life. I am an experienced divorce lawyer. I believe that the best separation agreements are those that are created through the use of negotiation between the parties or mediation. When you can work through your divorce using alternative [..]

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Adoption

Making the decision to adopt a child is not a small feat, and you deserve quality representation to get you through the process. If you want to adopt a child in the United States, you can do a private adoption through an agency, adopt a child through Child Protective Services, or adopt a child that [..]

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Custody

Establishing child custody can be one of the hardest hurdles to overcome when you are getting a divorce or separating. When you and your former partner can’t agree on who gets the children, your divorce can get messy fast. Your children need their parents to work together amicably when it comes to decisions regarding their [..]

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Separation Agreements

Separation agreements are usually devised prior to a parties divorce and in certain circumstances can be included in the final divorce decree. The separation agreement can be as specific as you and your former spouse need it to be. If you need to establish a very detailed schedule concerning holidays, birthdays and vacations, this can [..]

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Child Support

Child support is designed to allow your children to live in similar living environments with both parents, regardless of income levels. If you have already completed your divorce, but you now need a child support modification, I can help. If you have recently lost your job through no fault of your own, or you learned [..]

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Property Distribution

As you go through your divorce, all property acquired during your marriage will be considered for division. North Carolina is an equitable distribution state, which means that your marital property will be divided in an equitable manner if certain requirements are met. Marital property can include bank accounts that are in both parties names, real [..]

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Civil Litigation

Civil litigation is the hardest part of getting a divorce. If you and your former spouse are not able to work through a separation agreement amicably, the only choice you have left is to bring your case to court and work out your disagreements through civil litigation. When mediation is not an option, I am [..]

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