• "They are real, they listen & want to know your story"

    "They are real, they listen
  • "They know the system & work it to the client's advantage"

    "They know the system
  • Caring | Efficient | Fierce

    Caring | Efficient | Fierce
  • "Good people. Caring & compassionate."

    "Good people. Caring

Averett Family Law Service Areas

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Family Law
  • Marital Torts
  • Personal Injury
  • Protective Orders
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law

Our team of attorneys at Averett Family Law are in your corner, representing your interests as you deal with marital and family issues like divorce, child custody, child support, estate planning (wills, trusts), adoption, alimony, equitable distribution, premarital agreements, separation agreements, and tort and personal injury claims.

We love the law, enjoy what we do, and we look for creative solutions to help you reach your goals. We take the time to understand your unique situation and work hard to find the most efficient, cost-effective strategy for your case.

Our focus is family law. We are a small but comprehensive law firm and represent clients with diverse legal needs, primarily in Chatham and Orange Counties in North Carolina. Averett Family Law offices are convenient to Pittsboro, Siler City, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Carrboro and surrounding towns. If you’re considering separation or divorce, struggling with child custody or support issues, need help with estate planning or probate, or have any other family law questions, please contact our office today for an appointment. Se habla español.

Melissa Averett started the firm as Averett Law Offices in 1998. She became a Certified NC Family Law Specialist in 2009. Family law attorneys and staff members have been added through the years to support a growing client base.

Nothing has a bigger impact on your life than issues affecting your children, your safety, or your marriage.

At Averett Family Law, we take that seriously.

Our clients and opposing counsel have called us:

  • professional
  • efficient
  • knowledgeable
  • caring
  • fierce

 Averett Law Team