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Divorce and Family lawyers: Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill

Our attorneys have 35+ years combined experience litigating divorce, family, and child welfare cases throughout North Carolina. Whether you need guidance in reaching a settlement or trial-ready attorneys to litigate your case, our attorneys stand ready.

Featured Area - Child Welfare Law

If you are under investigation or involved in litigation with the Child Protective Services division of your local Department of Social Services, our certified child welfare attorneys are equipped to assist you.

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Raleigh Termination of Parental Rights Attorneys

Termination of Parental Rights

The termination of one’s parental rights is the most permanent and irreversible legal action taken against a parent. Call Us...
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Raleigh family lawyers

Family Law

If it’s versatility, knowledge of the law, and keen client focus you’re looking for in a North Carolina family law...
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Raleigh Estate Planning Lawyer

Estate Planning / Wills

Estate planning isn’t just about legal issues, about the wishes of the writer of a will or the intent contained in a durable...
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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence affects all kinds of families and relationships. Persons of any class, culture, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, age,...
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When you consult with our Raleigh divorce lawyers our immediate goals in your case is protecting your legal rights and explaining your...
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Criminal Law

Have you been investigated for or charged with a serious criminal offense like homicide, armed robbery, assault or embezzlement? Do you need an experienced defense...
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Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services

One of the most important and fundamental rights of a parent is the right to raise and rear one’s child....
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Raleigh Custody Lawyers

Child Custody

If you’re a parent seeking to protect your child custody rights, you’ve come to the right place.  When we’re discussing the...
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Raleigh Divorce Lawyers

Our Raleigh divorce lawyers proudly represent clients involved in divorce, child custody, and child protective services/child welfare matters. For many divorce is the most difficult transition they will face in their lives.  The financial and emotional toll of separating from your spouse, especially in longer marriages is immense.  The stress is only compounded when children are involved.  At a glance, many divorcees can expect to lose a significant amount of time with their children, their martial home, and significant financial assets.  In contentious cases, emotions can run high which lead to mountains of attorney fees and unnecessary stress.

Raleigh Divorce Lawyers

If your contemplating separation and divorce many issues arise that must be addressed.   Equitable distribution must be addressed in the event you share property with your spouse.  If children are involved, an experienced Raleigh child custody lawyer can ensure your custodial rights are protected.  In addition to our suite of family law services, we represent clients in domestic violence actions, termination of parental rights, entertainment law, and estate planning.  Our office is located in Wake County, however we frequently practice in surrounding counties including, Johnston, Orange, Durham, Harnett counties.

Our attorneys Sydney J. Batch, Shannon Poore, and J. Patrick Williams have 35+ years combined experienced representing clients in our areas of practice.  Sydney and Shannon are Certified Child Welfare Specialists and have represented hundreds of clients dealing with Child Protective Services issues, in addition to family law clients.  Patrick has represented clients in the areas of family law, domestic violence, civil litigation.

Has carrying the load of your Raleigh divorce or related matter gotten too burdensome to bear?  While our clients have burdens our attorneys have strong shoulders.  Allow us to carry the load.