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North CarolinaFamily Law Lawyers in Sylva, North Carolina

Family law attorneys in North Carolina represent men and women who need help resolving disputes in their personal relationships. Family law revolves around marriage, cohabitation, and the parent-child relationship.


What does a family law attorney do? Family law attorneys in North Carolina frequently deal with divorce cases, child custody cases or child support calculations, paternity actions and adoption.


In high income or high net worth cases the divorce attorney will deal with more complicated issues of the equitable division of property and retirement assets.


Many of the best family law attorneys in North Carolina charge for an initial consultation, have an hourly rate for attorney fees, and require a retainer to begin representation.

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David Douglas Moore

David Douglas Moore
Earwood, Moore, Carpenter & Guy, PLLC
559 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Licensed for 15 years, David Douglas Moore is a Family Law and Divorce lawyer who attended University of Memphis School of Law... read more >

Jamie Carroll Arnold

Jamie Carroll Arnold
Earwood, Moore, Carpemter, and Guy
559 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779
Licensed for 12 years, Jamie Carroll Arnold is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Appalachian School of Law... read more >

Robert Gilligan

Robert Gilligan
Minick Law, P.C.
258 N. Main St
Waynesville, NC 28786
Licensed for 7 years, Robert Gilligan is a Family Law lawyer... read more >

Lauren Elizabeth Abbott

Lauren Elizabeth Abbott
194 Junco Ln
Brevard, NC 28712
Licensed for 13 years, Lauren Elizabeth Abbott is a Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution lawyer who attended University of Miami S... read more >

Robert E Hensley

Robert E Hensley
217 Iotla St
Franklin, NC 28734
Licensed for 33 years, Robert E Hensley is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >
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Family Law Specialty Areas

Family Law Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Family Law Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the ABA to certify attorneys as specialists in family law trial advocacy.



Certified Specialist in Family Law

Board Certified Specialist in Family Law in North Carolina - Family law was added as a specialty area in the spring of 1989. Thereafter, the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization designated family law as a field of law for certification of specialists under the North Carolina Plan of Legal Specialization.

State Bar Rules, Ch. 1, Subch. D, .2402 defines the specialty of family law as the "practice of law relating to marriage, divorce, alimony, child custody and support, equitable distribution, enforcement of support, domestic violence, bastardy, and adoption."


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