ABOUT CORDES FAMILY LAWAdvice on a full range of family law matters

Family Law is sensitive and unique to each family, so whatever your situation is, we are here to guide you. We combine expertise with exceptional care and empathy, delivered locally to you. We understand how difficult any problem arising within a family can be, especially when they take on a legal dimension. We know this, and we understand.


Adoption is when a child is born to one set of parents but then cared for by another.

Alienation of Affection

This is a claim one spouse may pursue against a third party if the separation and divorce were caused by the actions of said third party.

Child Custody

There are different types of custody in family law – legal custody and physical custody.

Child Support

To provide support for the child(ren) based on the custody schedule in place and be equitable to both parents.

Collaborative Law

Involves a commitment on the part of you, your spouse, and your attorneys to reach resolution without the need for litigation.

Criminal Conversation

This is a claim one spouse may pursue against a third party if the separation and divorce were influenced by said third party.


North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state which means either party may seek a divorce without a wrong being committed.

Equitable Distribution

Equitable distribution means accounting for and dividing all marital assets and debts during the divorce process.


Litigation is the process of taking your legal claim(s) to court for a judge to decide the outcome of your case.


Prepare for your upcoming mediation by clarifying your goals and strategy in order to reach a settlement.

Postseparation Support & Alimony

Temporary spousal support amount (temporary alimony) paid from the supporting spouse to the dependent spouse.

Postnuptial Agreements

Agreements signed by two parties that are already married and specify the division of their property should they divorce in the future.

Prenuptial Agreements

An agreement between prospective spouses made in contemplation of marriage and to be effective upon marriage.

Separation Agreement

Upon separation, the parties may work to negotiate an out of court agreement regarding their pending marital issues.

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