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Chapel Hill Divorce Law Lawyer

Separation and Divorce Attorney in North Carolina

My clients come to me at all stages of the divorce process wanting answers. They ask: What options do I have to end my marriage and move on with my life?

Underlying the initial questions are often concerns about addressing your basic needs and your fears about what's next.

At the Irwin Law Firm, PLLC, I can provide you with the information you need to make wise, informed decisions regarding your separation and divorce. I commit myself to helping you navigate through this challenging time and move forward with your life.

Please call me at 888-606-8455 or e-mail my firm to arrange an initial consultation with me, an experienced lawyer to discuss alimony, property division, child custody or other family matters. I can provide you with a general roadmap of what to expect and how to proceed.

Helping You Understand Divorce Law in North Carolina

State divorce law dictates that you must be separated for one year before filing for divorce. It does not make you wait a year to resolve divorce issues such as child custody, child support and spousal support. I can help you understand the legal definition of separation, including what you have to do before filing for divorce. For instance, various isolated incidents of being together do not mean that you must start the clock over again.

I will take time to get to know your situation so that I can help you decide how best to proceed. I have a variety of resources and tools that can help you clarify what your needs and interests are and how best to safeguard them.

I help people answer divorce law questions that include:

  • Do I have to wait a year to divorce?
  • Should I seek custody now?
  • How can I get child support or spousal support ?
  • We get along and want our children to have the benefit of both parents raising them and don't want to spend much money on divorce. Are we good candidates for collaborative divorce ?

Chapel Hill Divorce Attorney

My approach fosters open communication and thorough preparation with an understanding that I will at all times safeguard your interests and seek to anticipate and prevent future problems. I provide married couples with marital mediation to help them work out conflicts and avoid a painful divorce.

Whether clients proceed with a collaborative divorce, mediation or a more traditional divorce, I am Laura Irwin, a lawyer who is experienced, confident and well-trained to help you resolve your family law matter and move on with your life. Contact me to learn more about divorce law and the collaborative process.

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  • Telephones Answered 24 Hours a Day: 888-606-8455