“Searching the internet, I found a family law attorney in Chatham County. Based on the information I provided, she recommended Attorney Averett. To that point, it was the best advice an attorney ever gave me. A recommendation to speak with Melissa made a world of difference for my children and I hope it can for yours too. Everyone suspects that his or her problems are worse and different from everyone else’s. Having worked my way thru family courts in three different states, I can attest that everyone is right about that. Melissa understands that each family brings their own unique challenge to the table and that each person deserves fair and respectful treatment. As I am not a resident of North Carolina, all of our first communication was over the phone. Melissa took the time to hear and understand my perspective. Based on our initial conversations, we agreed to take each other on as partners.
It was (and is) very important to me that Melissa took the time to understand my children, my own ‘worse and different’ circumstance, and me. Melissa put me in touch with the right professionals in the Hillsborough and Chapel Hill area to develop a support team. That support team was critical to the case ending in my children’s best interest. Melissa and Alva have been with me every step of the way. The legal and professional advice they have given me has been tremendous. The general ‘counsel’ they provided helped keep me calm and confidant – not making any poor ‘reactionary’ decisions. This allowed me to keep what was most important in front of me. Over time, those conversations were more important to my family than any of the excellent ‘nuts and bolts’ legal advice and guidance they provided.
Thank You, Melissa. I cannot recommend you strongly enough.”Scott R.
Divorce in North Carolina
If you are considering separation or divorce, our Chapel Hill divorce attorneys are here to help you. The attorneys at Averett Family Law work with individuals in Pittsboro, Siler City, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough and surrounding areas in Chatham and Orange Counties. The team at Averett Family Law includes a Certified NC Family Law Specialist. Call us today at (919) 903-9442 or email us for answers to your questions or to schedule an appointment.
DIVORCE IS A PROCESS
Ending a marriage normally begins with the decision to separate. The process includes making decisions involving:
These decisions can be easy or complex, depending on the parties involved and whether there are disputes that must be resolved.
The word “divorce” only applies to the actual dissolution of the marriage. Most of the details must be decided prior to the actual divorce decree being issued. In fact, if you are seeking alimony or property division, you have to file those claims before the divorce order is granted or you may lose your right to do so. The divorce attorneys at Averett Family Law are here to help you understand the divorce process and work with you to achieve a positive outcome.