Charles H. Montgomery

Montgomery Family Law
Contact: 919.816.9002
Law School: Vanderbilt University School of Law - Vanderbilt University
Jurisdiction: North Carolina


About Charles H. Montgomery
Charles Montgomery is a N.C. Board Certified Specialist in Family Law. His practice emphasizes equitable distribution of property, child custody, child support, alimony and divorce. Besides more than thirty-five years' experience as a family law attorney, he has extensive experience in commercial real property and business litigation. He received his law degree from Vanderbilt University in 1974 and his undergraduate degree with honors from Duke University in 1971. He is admitted to practice in state and federal courts and before the U.S. Supreme Court. He also is certified as a Superior Court mediator by the N. C. Administrative Office of the Courts. Charles is listed in Marquis' "Who's Who in America" and "Who’s Who in American Law." In 2009, he was named a “North Carolina Super Lawyer.” Charles has extensive experience representing clients in interstate and international child custody and support litigation. These cases involve complex applications of the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. Charles' professional career includes broad appellate experience before the North Carolina Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. One of these cases involved complex issues of personal jurisdiction in an alimony and child support case between parties living in North Carolina and Florida. See, Boyles v. Boyles, 297 S.E.2d 405, 59 N.C. App. 389 (App.Ct. 1982); affirmed, 302 S.E.2d 790, 308 N.C. 488 (S.Ct. 1983). A more recent case involved complex alimony issues. See, Francis v. Francis, 169 N.C. App. 442 (App. Ct. 2005). Charles was a partner for ten years in the former Raleigh, N.C. & Washington, D.C. firm of Sanford, Adams, McCullough & Beard headed by former U.S. Senator, Governor, & President of Duke University, Terry Sanford. He served a total of nine years as a member of the Cary Town Council and the Wake County Board of Commissioners. He is active in alumni affairs at Duke Unive
Directory Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Family Law Specialist (NC State Bar Board of Legal Specialization)
DRC Mediator (North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission)
Professional Experience
Senior Attorney, Montgomery Family Law
Vanderbilt University School of Law - Vanderbilt UniversityJ.D. (1974)
Duke UniversityB.A.History
Honors: Distinction in History
Professional Activities
Chair Person Family Law Section NCBA 2012-2013
Professional Associations
Member, North Carolina State Bar


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590 New Waverly Place, Suite 110
CARY, NC 27518
Telephone: 919.816.9002
Fax: 919.816.9003