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Family Law

Charlotte Lawyers Specializing in Family Law

When you’re going through a divorce or custody battle, the last thing you want to be worrying about is finding the right lawyer. At Gorman Law Firm, we’ve made that decision simple. Our staff, led by Founding Attorney Ruth Gorman, has over 25 years of experience working with families in the state of North Carolina. We will aggressively represent you in a wide range of legal matters, including divorce agreements, child support, adoption, and domestic violence. In addition, we promise to always handle your case with empathy, compassion and respect.

We provide legal assistance for:

  • Divorce and Separation Agreements
  • Child Custody Agreements and Modifications
  • Child Support
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Temporary and Permanent Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Guardianship
  • Domestic Violence Protective Orders
  • Adoption
Not Just a Family Matter

Family law often intersects with other legal matters. Divorce agreements can lead to financial strain and a person’s immigration status can complicated things even further. Attorney Ruth Gorman and the staff at Gorman Law Firm have the diverse expertise you need to solve all your legal battles in one place. In addition to family law, we deal with immigration, criminal defense, traffic violations, and personal injury. Our Certified Public Accountants can also assist with your accounting and financial needs through Gorman Consultants, Inc.

Get the Support You Need

At Gorman Law Firm, we understand that seldom does a family legal matter end with signing a piece of paper. That’s why we provide resources for the emotional and financial collateral you may be struggling with in the wake of your case. Through our nonprofit El Centro Hispano Foundation, we seek to support our clients practically and spiritually—because we care about the person, not just the outcome.

Contact Our Firm

If you are in need of legal assistance relating to immigration, family law, traffic, personal injury or criminal defense, or simply have a question, please reach out to the experienced staff at Gorman Law Firm PLLC. You may contact our offices by phone at (704) 537-1400 or fill out our online contact form. We are open 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and by-appointment on Saturday.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
“Ruth has helped my entire family with everything from attaining residency in North Carolina to reaching a settlement when my daughter was in a car accident. It's nice to have someone from the Hispanic community on your side.” Tony
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"The staff here are wonderful! I didn't know what was going to happen when I got pulled over for going over 100MPH, but Ruth and the whole team at El Centro were there for me every step of the way. Would definitely recommend!" Dave
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"I can't thank Ruth enough for getting me a Stay of Removal so I could be with my family during the immigration process. Her team are all from Latin America and understand how difficult this process can be. After looking for an immigration lawyer in Charlotte I'm glad I found her!" Teresa