Family Law Resources

Your family deserves protection and every opportunity to live life to the fullest. Our lawyers understand why you’re going through and what it takes to get there.

While growing a family is always exciting, there can be bumps in the road. When mountains block your path, it’s best to have someone to turn to for help.

Whether you’re ending a marriage, becoming a legal guardian, or experiencing domestic violence, a North Carolina family law attorney is who you need by your side. Unless you have experience in the family law court system, you’re unlikely to know the processes and your rights. By working with a lawyer who does, you’re more likely to succeed in your case and ensure a beneficial outcome for your family.

Jonathan Breeden is an experienced family law attorney who focuses on serving clients in the most compassionate way possible. He understands the frustration of making a new way in life when you previously set your course, and he’ll do everything he can to get you on a positive track once again. Call Breeden Law Office today at (919) 661-4970 to find out how Jonathan can help you.

Common Family Law Matters

When people discuss family law, they’re really talking about a large group of cases, some of which are related and others that aren’t. Certain issues related to marriage and children are more common than others, including:

  • Divorce: Learn more about how to obtain an absolute divorce in North Carolina and common issues that arise during a divorce.
  • Prenuptial Agreements: Learn more about creating a valid prenuptial agreement in North Carolina.
  • Postnuptial Agreements: Learn more about when post-nuptial agreements are appropriate.
  • Alimony / Spousal Support: Learn more about when post-separation support and alimony are awarded in North Carolina.
  • Child Custody: Learn more about how North Carolina determines child custody, visitation, and support.
  • Adoption: Learn about adoption in North Carolina and the importance of legal representation.
  • Legal Guardianship: Learn more about when legal guardianship over a minor or adult may be awarded in North Carolina.
  • Power of Attorney: Learn about the types of power of attorney and how they can be used.
  • Wills: Learn more about creating a valid will in North Carolina and how it can protect your family.
  • Domestic Violence: Learn more about domestic violence resources and restraining orders in North Carolina.

In all of these situations, you benefit greatly from legal representation. Not only is it crucial to understand your general rights, but North Carolina has specific laws in respect to each of these circumstances. In order to work within your family or file a complaint, you’ll need to understand your state’s laws and the best and worst-case scenarios of heading to court.

Call a North Carolina Family Law Attorney for Help

Attorney Jonathan Breeden has represented people like you in Johnston and Harnett counties and surrounding areas for more than 20 years. He knows how hard you work to build a strong family, and how difficult it can be to deal with family matters – particularly when it means involving attorneys and the court system. Jonathan has extensive experience helping families through numerous types of issues in communities throughout North Carolina, such as Garner, Clayton, Angier, Lillington, and Smithfield.

Cost depends on various factors, much like any business. Find out what determines the cost of your case.

Jonathan understands that what you need is someone who is compassionate, but straightforward with you about what to expect in the proceedings. He takes his responsibility to be available and communicate with you seriously, so you can trust he’ll always be there to answer your questions and put your mind at ease. No matter the issue, his goal is to get you and your family back on track. He does this by advocating for you in court and providing excellent legal representation.

Family Law Resources

Every county within a state has its own rules and procedures, which means not every county will proceed with a family law matter the same way. Some counties will have larger systems for these issues, while others will have a single judge that hears specific types of cases on certain days.

Breeden Law Office can help you with family law matters in the following counties:

After more than 20 years of practicing in the same communities, Jonathan has detailed knowledge of local court rules and procedures. Not only is he able to handle the forms, filing, and any other red tape, but he’s also familiar with the clerks and judges at these courthouses and is known for his tenacious representation of his clients.

  • Family Law in Garner: Family law issues in Garner must be processed by local courts in Wake County. Contact Breeden Law Offices for more information about how to proceed with legal issues in Garner.
  • Family Law in Angier: Legal issues in Angier are dealt with in the Harnett County Court, which can involve complex processes. Let us help you navigate local courts.
  • Family Law in Smithfield: If you need help with a family law issue in Smithfield, you may have to deal with the Johnston County Court. Attorney Jonathan Breeden has extensive experience in those local courts and can help you reach a beneficial outcome.
  • Family Law in Raleigh: Family issues in Raleigh will be processed by local courts in Wake County. Contact Jonathan Breeden today to learn about the legal process in Raleigh.

Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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