Hatch, Little & Bunn, LLP

If you are in the process of making a legal change in your personal life, or are contemplating one, please contact an attorney with Hatch, Little & Bunn, LLP’s family and domestic law practice. Our firm has protected the rights and interests of clients throughout the Triangle area of North Carolina for more than 50 years. Our attorneys have handled all kinds of divorces from the friendliest, uncontested divorce to the most serious divorce circumstances. We believe in “Minimizing the damage” and are committed to settling cases early in the proceedings without sacrificing our client’s interests. Whether you are preparing for a divorce, grappling with child custody or child support issues, or anything in between, we can help. Divorce – helping clients through the emotional process leading up to and through the filing for divorce, and assisting in protecting their interests in what happens next. Child custody – assisting clients to work out equal, joint and sole custody agreements that support the welfare of the child now and in the future. Child support – ensuring that according to North Carolina law children receive the same support whether their parents are together or apart. Alimony/Spousal support – working to protect clients’ financial rights by developing post-separation and alimony agreements. The above links, and one providing definitions of family law terms, will take you to answers to frequently asked questions about how North Carolina law treats these aspects of divorce, and how our firm can provide you with the counsel and representation you need. Family law covers a variety of relationships, time frames, agreements and rights, and not just formal divorce papers. Marital separation agreements are a complex and important area of firm focus in the divorce process since they involve and or impact child custody and visitation, the division of real and personal property, education, insurance, tax returns and retirement benefits.

Edgerton Immigration Law

Based in Raleigh, NC, Edgerton Immigration Law provides high quality, personalized immigration and naturalization services to business, individual and family clients throughout the United States and around the world. We know how difficult it is for businesses to find talented personnel and how hard it is for families to be separated. For almost twenty years, Ms. Edgerton has been trusted to help businesses and families like yours find answers when they are needed. Ms. Edgerton has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of immigration law since 2008 and has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer® in the field of immigration law by North Carolina Super Lawyers® magazine. Ms. Edgerton was named as the “Raleigh Best Lawyers®Immigration Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012, 2015 and 2017 by The Best Lawyers in America® and the firm has been recognized as a First-Tier law firm, the highest ranking level, in the Raleigh metropolitan area for Immigration Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the 2014, 2015 and 2017 editions, as well as several prior editions. Edgerton Immigration Law is focused exclusively on helping our clients navigate the complexities of United States immigration law. From the entrepreneur seeking to start a U.S. business to a Fortune 500 company transferring key personnel to a child trying to bring her parent to the U.S., we have helped. Ms. Edgerton has worked with hundreds of domestic and multinational corporations, research institutions, academics, immigrant investors, entrepreneurs, and families throughout the U.S. in bringing people together and helping them achieve their dreams. Click to learn more about our immigration legal services, why you should choose our law firm, and how to contact Edgerton Immigration Law..

Family and Medical Leave Act Lawyers in Raleigh-Durham, NC

If you work for a company with 50 or more employees, and you or a family member has a serious illness or medical condition, the law says that your employer has to give you time off and can’t fire you for taking that time off. The Family and Medical Leave Act is a United States federal law that requires large employers to provide their workers with unpaid leave for certain medical and family reasons. If you were fired or demoted after you took FMLA leave or if you have been denied unpaid leave, you may have a claim under FMLA. Our experienced FMLA attorneys can figure out whether you may be able to bring an FMLA claim against your employer. If you do have a claim, our FMLA lawyers can negotiate with your employer on your behalf, help you file a complaint with the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, and file a lawsuit against your employer if necessary. A nurse who was demoted after she took time off to care for her dying mother; A plant manager who was fired when he took leave after suffering a work-related injury; A worker in a food processing plant who tried to return to his regular job after he recovered from a serious burn injury but was refused; and. A bookkeeper who was fired while he was recovering from a back injury. Please contact our FMLA Lawyers if you believe your employer has violated the law. Our experienced Family and Medical Leave Act lawyers can help you understand your legal rights and the steps you need to take to protect your rights. We can also file a lawsuit if we think that it is warranted. Before filing a lawsuit, we often negotiate with employers to try to help you reach an FMLA settlement. If you have been fired from your job after taking leave, if you believe you are in danger of losing your job, or if your employer has told you that you may not take leave, call us or fill out an online contact form today.

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