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We strive to solve the problems that families in our community are facing. We will continue to provide affordable access to legal services. We will communicate in a compassionate way and on a reliable schedule. We will use technology and process to simplify the legal system. We will set reasonable expectations, being honest and open about challenges. We will explain legal concepts in a way that puts our clients first. While we cannot promise outcomes, we will tailor a legal plan to help leave the client better than when they found us. We base these promises on our values.
You will receive honest and candid feedback from your attorney.
You will receive a thorough and holistic evaluation of your issue with a clear roadmap to resolution, that is cost conscious.
You should expect your resolution to allow you to move forward with peace of mind and that your attorney has your best interest as the guiding light of your case.
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What To Do Next?
At Hometown Counsel, we understand that each case is unique, and the folks who seek our assistance are often in the middle of some of the most complex and challenging times in their lives. From family law and guardianships, to special proceedings, finding the right lawyer for the job is paramount. Therefore, we make it a priority to help every client who seeks our assistance and personally tailor our legal services to best fit their situation.
The first step in any process, however, is an introductory meeting. So, for any of your Gastonia, NC, or surrounding Gaston County, NC legal needs, schedule your meeting to discuss your circumstances, your goals in resolving your legal matters, and we can discuss potential strategies to move forward with. Many of the matters we can assist with are time-sensitive, so don’t hesitate and call today!
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
This practice area is a point of passion for our firm. We strive to provide results and protections for those suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues. We want to help you establish a better life, with your health being our number one priority.
Collaborative Family Law
Are you separating but want to put your children first? This collaborative practice minimizes stress and fighting. Our goal is to reach a solution to help everyone gently turn the page without the expense and stress of the court system. By choosing to work with a collaborative family law attorney in Gastonia or Shelby, NC, you choose one of the most beneficial options available when seeking a divorce. Not only does it remove some of the most painful and aggressive aspects of divorce proceedings, but it also offers the parties more autonomy and control over the outcome of their divorce as opposed to letting a judge make the final call.
Domestic Violence is a severe allegation and deserves an advocate that understands the stringent language to secure a restraining order. Since the courts can often make the process of securing a restraining order quite tricky in North Carolina. Situations involving domestic violence are already some of the most potentially traumatizing and jarring experiences one can endure. Having an attorney with you along every step of the way can offer the resources and support you need to not only get through the ordeal but give yourself and your family the best chances of being protected and finding the peace of mind to which you are entitled.
Child Custody and Divorce
When you need someone in your corner to protect your children and your assets, we will be there with you—step by step. Divorces are stereotypically some of the most challenging and hostile endeavors a couple can endure. Especially if there are children involved, they can become hostile and reach a point where neither party may get what they want while forcing the child to endure the battle as well. To begin reaching your goals in a divorce and ensuring the best interest of the child or children will be protected, working with a divorce attorney in Shelby or Gastonia, NC, is essential. Since child custody can be such a challenging determination to alter in the future, getting the job done right the first time is paramount, which is precisely what we do here at Hometown Counsel.
Guardianship can be a tricky and many-faceted issue. Even in the "simplest" of situations, the considerations and regulations involved in guardianship proceedings can be challenging to work with without the experience and specific knowledge that comes with working on successful cases in the past. From aging relatives who may not be capable of keeping up with their affairs or cases of special needs adults, those impacted by guardianship cases and the prospective guardians deserve the compassionate and professional support that a Guardianship attorney in North Carolina can only provide.
The collaborative approach is not the same as mediation. In mediation, you have a third party who is going to be helping you work through these issues. In a collaborative approach, you both can be represented by an attorney. However, both attorneys must agree to a collaborative approach by signing a commitment. The commitment would entail that if the two parties decide to go forward with litigation, both attorneys will withdraw and not proceed forward.
Hometown Counsel Is Here for You
At Hometown Counsel, we focus on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Collaborative Family Law, Domestic Violence, Child Custody and Divorce, and Guardianships, and we are here to listen to you and help you navigate the legal system.