LAWYER’S PLEDGE OF PROFESSIONALISM

This is our pledge to you, our clients and potential clients:

  1.  We will remember that the practice of law is first and foremost a profession, and I will subordinate business concerns to professionalism concerns.

  2.  We will encourage respect for the law and our legal system through my words and actions.

  3.  We will remember my responsibilities to serve as an officer of the court and protector of individual rights.

  4.  We will contribute time and resources to public service, public education, charitable, and pro bono activities in my community.

  5.  We will work with the other participants in the legal system, including judges, opposing counsel and those whose practices are different from mine, to make our legal system more accessible and responsive.

  6.  We will resolve matters expeditiously and without unnecessary expense.

  7.  We will resolve disputes through negotiation whenever possible.

  8.  We will keep my clients well-informed and involved in making the decisions that affect them.

  9.  We will continue to expand my knowledge of the law.

  10.  We will achieve and maintain proficiency in my practice.

  11.  We will be courteous to those with whom I come into contact during the course of my work.

  12.  We will honor the spirit and intent, as well as the requirements, of the applicable rules or code of professional conduct for my jurisdiction, and I will encourage others to do the same.

At Midtown Divorce & Family Law we handle all manner of divorce and family law related claims, including divorce, separation agreements, equitable distribution or property division, alimony and spousal support, child custody and child support.  If you are someone you know needs assistance with a separation or divorce matter, please give us a call at 919-803-7208.

HOW TO GET DIVORCED IN NORTH CAROLINA

DISCLAIMER:  This guide has been prepared for general information purposes and is not legal advice.  Legal advice is dependent on the specific facts and circumstances of each situation.  The information in this guide cannot take the place of competent legal counsel tailored to your specific situation.

This guide will walk you through the technicalities of how to get divorced in North Carolina.    You may have additional issues that need to be addressed prior to filing divorce.  Questions that need to be answered:  1) Do you have minor children?  2) Is there marital property, such as real estate, retirement accounts, personal property or other assets, to divide?  3)  Is one spouse in need of financial support from the other spouse?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should not get divorced until you have consulted with a qualified family law attorney as many rights, if not preserved, are waived upon entry of the absolute divorce judgment.

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