Family Law

Our Family Lawyer in Raleigh, NC can assist you with adoptions and Child custody, divorce and separations, as well as domestic violence, pre-nuptial agreements.

Family law consists of marriage, divorce, adoptions, child custody, juvenile delinquency and other family-related things. The practice of family law is to ensure that all parties involved are protected and rightly served. All are treated with care and respect. Family law requires the ultimate sensitivity, devotion to detail and compassion. A good family attorney knows that every person involved will have a different set of situations which cannot be worked out through a simple conversation. As an individual, you should receive specific advice for your situation. It should outline the best option of action to resolve your matter in the most effective way. With quality of service in mind, the hope is to ease stress and concern from your situation and protect your family's rights. For more information on how we can help your family, contact our Raleigh, NC family lawyers today for consultation. With sensitive situations such as adoption, divorce and separation; great legal advice should be a reality not just an expectation!

Domestic Violence Law and Protective Order (DVPO) Hearings

Ordered by a District Court, DVPO hearings are issued, in response to a complaint by a person (the plaintiff) concerning physical abuse, or forthcoming threats of physical abuse. In response to the complaint, the Court may issue an order instructing the Defendant not to assault, threaten, or harass the plaintiff. The Court may also do considerably more, should they feel it's in the best interest of the victim. These actions may include: making impermanent resolutions concerning custody of children, ordering the defendant to attend anger management courses, or demand that the defendant abstain from seeing the plaintiff. DVPO hearings can be stressful and complicated. To get help, when dealing with an upcoming DVPO hearing, please call us to schedule a consultation.


Are you considering adoption but don't fully understand the process or how to get started? Adoption is a beautiful thing that helps children of the world have a better life. If you aren't able to have children of your own, or want to add to your family, adoption may be the choice for you. To inquire about adoptions, please contact one of our Raleigh, NC adoption lawyers. We will ensure the process is legal in all aspects.


Divorce is a process that can complicate all aspects of your life. Finances, children, other family members, and property become victims when dealing with divorce. Divorce isn't easy. In fact, it's one of the hardest things you may endure in your lifetime. In order to deal with your divorce in the most efficient and least stressful way, contact the law office of Eldreth Law Firm, PC. Our Raleigh, NC divorce attorneys are experts on divorce proceedings and other family law matters. They will ensure the process of your divorce will be as painless as possible and allow you to focus on the most important thing, your family.

Pre-nuptial Agreements

As you embark on your life-long journey in marriage, it's often a good idea to invest in a pre-nuptial agreement. Even though you don't expect to have your marriage end in divorce, there's always the possibility that it could. Keeping your personal possessions safe, in the event that divorce does happen, is always a great precautionary step. Be sure to look into all options before deciding to marry without a pre-nuptial agreement. It can save important possessions from becoming property of your spouse in the event of a divorce. Contact us today to go over the ins-and-outs of a pre-nup and if the agreement is right for you and your situation.

Separation Agreements

A separation agreement documents the agreement reached, in some cases in monetary terms, when dealing with a marriage separation. Most always, a separation does not need to involve the court at all. Your preferred Raleigh, NC divorce lawyer can create a separation agreement while keeping both parties in mind. A separation can be difficult, be sure to keep the possible issues that can arise from separation at bay and trust in Eldreth Law Firm, PC to handle your separation in an effective manner.

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