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New Hanover County Family Law Firm

Family law is a complex legal area. Emotions run high when couples are dealing with domestic issues, especially when children are involved. Property division can add technical and financial complexities to the proceedings, particularly if the spouses shared high-value property or business ownership. If an agreement can't be easily reached, the assistance of a skilled mediator, negotiator and trial lawyer becomes vital.

Trusted Legal Advice for a Wide Range of Family Law and Civil Matters

The Lea/Schultz Law Firm, P.C., provides sound advice, strong representation and personal attention to our clients for a variety of domestic and family law issues, from complex high-asset divorces to simple transactions. Additionally, our firm represents clients in civil litigation, business disputes and in debtor-creditor cases.

In 2010, our firm was named one of the U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms. We have made a name for ourselves by providing novel approaches to complex legal problems. Our attorneys are frequently asked to speak in continuing legal education (CLE) courses in order to educate other lawyers on our areas of practice. We take pride in the respect we have earned in the legal community as the lawyers that other lawyers call for advice.

For help with your family law or civil issue, contact us today at 910-208-4399, or toll free at 877-867-5053, to schedule an initial consultation.

Why The Lea/Schultz Firm Is Right for You

In addition to being an accomplished negotiator and litigator, attorney James Lea is a North Carolina family law attorney with a personal interest in this legal area. In his youth, he was an eyewitness to his parent's difficult divorce and was deeply involved in raising his sisters. Throughout his life, Mr. Lea has remained active in issues that affect children, and he has a particular understanding of what is at stake in child support, custody, visitation and alimony matters.

A divorce involving significant assets is not a typical divorce. The stakes are higher. An attorney inexperienced in complex business valuations and real estate law can miss issues that can be crucial to your case.

Attorney Ryan Schultz has a background in corporate investigations. He knows how to track down assets and investigate financial issues, including personal and business accounts that could have a material impact on your divorce.

Together, our attorneys have the knowledge, resources and skill to help you resolve your legal issues. Call us at 910-208-4399, or toll free at 877-867-5053, to schedule an initial consultation. Or, if you prefer, contact us by e-mail using our online submission form. From our Wilmington law office, we serve clients throughout Southeastern North Carolina.

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