Experienced Family Lawyer For Southern Pines And Communities Throughout Moore County

Are you going through a divorce? Whether military or civilian, it can be tough. Either way, you need a dedicated family law attorney on your side to make sure your rights are protected and you come away with your fair share of property and time with your children.

At Baker Law Firm, we understand the family law needs of civilians and military members. As a military spouse and mother, attorney Christina E. Baker can relate to military families and the challenges they face while a loved one is deployed.

We offer a personal approach to family law. Contact us online to schedule a consultation with a lawyer at our office. From offices in Southern Pines, we represent clients throughout Moore County and Hoke County.

North Carolina Family Law Representation

Our firm offers a wide range of family law services, including:

  • Separation: We can help you navigate this process successfully, which can pave the way toward a much smoother divorce.
  • Divorce: You can trust us to guide you through the process and help you receive a settlement that is in your best interest.
  • Military divorce: We work with local and military personnel stationed abroad who need to dissolve their marriages. We are available and knowledgeable when it comes to special considerations that must be made in military divorce matters.
  • Child custody: Nothing is more important in a divorce than making sure your parental rights are intact. We work closely with parents to make sure they have the time they deserve with their children. In addition to parental custody issues, we represent grandparents seeking custody or visitation rights.
  • Child support: We can ensure that the correct calculations are made to protect a child's needs.
  • Alimony or spousal support: We can help you pursue or block this type of payment petition.
  • Modifications: We handle all types of modification petitions. It is especially important to seek a court-approved modification of a custody arrangement when a parent must relocate to another area or state.
  • Adoption: We work closely with people throughout North Carolina in a variety of adoption issues, from stepparent adoptions to interstate adoptions to contested adoptions.

Mediation And Collaborative Law

If you are looking for an experienced mediator to mediate your client's divorce or family law-related case, we can help. Our attorney, Christina E. Baker, is also a mediator. Whether you are in Cumberland, Hoke or Moore counties, she can facilitate any family mediation matter. In addition, due to her credentials as a mediator and a trained collaborative law attorney, she can effectively represent you through a variety of alternative dispute resolution methods.

Domestic Violence

The law takes domestic violence very seriously. If you are being abused, you need to seek protection. If you are being falsely accused of abuse, a conviction could ruin your career, particularly if you are in the military. Regardless of what side you are on, we can provide you with the experienced advice and skilled representation you need to protect your rights.

Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts And Powers Of Attorney

We are able to assist you by preparing various estate planning documents including powers of attorney, including general powers of attorney, limited powers of attorney and medical powers of attorney. We also offer experienced counsel for unique estate considerations such as NFA trusts.

Business Formation

If you are in the midst of forming or acquiring a business, our firm can make sure it is built on a solid legal foundation. We can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of various business entities and how they can provide your enterprise with room to grow and succeed.

Contact Baker Law Firm Today

To discuss your legal needs with us in a consultation, contact a family law attorney in our Southern Pines law office today.