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Divorce and Family Law

If you require legal services in the area of family law, the M&I Family Law area of practice is expertly handled by Martha New Milam (Profile, E-mail), who is a North Carolina Board-Certified Specialist in Family Law.  This practice area  covers complicated legal issues such as pre-marriage planning, divorce, separation, equitable distribution, property settlement, child custody and adoption.  Because the facts of each family law case are unique, Martha requires that potential new clients make an appointment to meet with her in person (See How to Contact Us page).  If Martha accepts the case after the initial consultation, Martha and the client will enter into a clear and detailed written contract.

For more information, check out these resources:

Martha’s FindLaw Website:  Martha New Milam

Martha is also trained to assist clients in the Collaborative process.  This process offers an exciting new paradigm for separating couples.  See the Collaborative Family Law page for details.

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) have developed some public interest pamphlets which address a few of these legal issues.  These pamphlets are now available online:

Child Custody Pamphlet (NCBA)
Child Custody Pamphlet (NCAJ)
Divorce and Separation Pamphlet (NCBA)
Marriage in North Carolina Pamphlet (NCBA)
When A Marriage Fails (NCAJ)
Missing and Exploited Children National Website