Angela L. Haas

Angela L. Haas

Haas Tharrington, PA
  • Family Law, Estate Planning, Divorce...
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Angela L. Haas, of Haas Tharrington, PA, is an experienced family law attorney and mediator, who serves both traditional and non-traditional families in every aspect of family law, estate planning and administration. A double-major honors graduate of Appalachian State University and Campbell Law School, Angela is dedicated to working with each client to develop creative and effective solutions to protect themselves and their families. Ms. Haas offers a refreshing perspective on the challenges and opportunities that each client faces, and seeks to take advantage of the best legal and practical solutions available in each case.

Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Area
  • LGBT Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Haas Tharrington, PA
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Senior Partner
Haas & Associates, P.A.
- Current
Managing Partner
Haas McNeil & Associates, P.A.
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Managing Partner
Haas & Parker, P.A.
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Law Partner
Atkins & Haas, P.A.
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Education
Campbell Law School
J.D. (2002) | Law
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Honors: Order of Barristers
Activities: Honor Court, Trial Team, Moot Court Team, Client Counseling - ranked 4th nationally, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
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Appalachian State University
B.S. (1988) | Criminal Justice & Psychology
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Honors: Dean's List, Alpha Beta Phi
Activities: Varsity Volleyball (Scholarship)
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Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar # 28552
Member
Current
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NC GALA
President
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Representing a Transgender Client - Part 1
NC Bar Association
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning for the LGBT Community, LGBT Workshop, Raleigh, NC
UCC Church, Umstead Park, NC
Out of the Closet, and Into Your Office, Annual Conference, Pinehurst, NC
NC Bar Asociation - Paralegal Division
Happily Ever After & We've Only Just Begun: National Overview of Marriage Equality, Marriage Equality in Different Areas of Law, Raleigh, NC
Wake County Bar Association
Till Death Do Us Part: The Effects of Marriage Equality on Estate Planning, NC Marriage Equality, Greensboro, NC
Elon University School of Law
Hell Has Frozen Over and Pigs Are Flying: The Effects of Marriage Equality on NC Family Law, Marriage Equality: A Practitioner's Symposium, Greensboro, NC
NC Bar Association
The Effects of Marriage Equality on NC Family Law
How We Got Here: History and Overview of Marriage Equality in NC, Marriage Equality: A Practitioner's Symposium, Greensboro, NC
NC Bar Association
History and Overview of Marriage Equality in NC
Roll With The Changes: Representing Transgender Clients, NC Family Law Specialists Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC
NC Family Law Specialists
Practical and ethical advice regarding how to represent a transgender client
Marriage Equality! Now What?, Legal Protection Workshop, Durham, NC
Equality NC
The effects of marriage equality on NC LGBT community
Marriage Equality! Now What?, Legal Protection Workshop, Raleigh, NC
LGBT Center of Raleigh
The effects of marriage equality on NC LGBT community
Marriage Equality! Now What?, Legal Protection Workshop, Raleigh, NC
Triangle Financial Advisors
The effects of marriage equality on NC LGBT community
Estate Planning & Family Law, Legal Protection Workshop, Raleigh, NC
LGBT Center of Raleigh
How the LGBT community can protect themselves and their loved ones
Estate Planning & Family Law, Legal Protection Workshop, Pinehurst, NC
Triangle Financial Advisors
How the LGBT community can protect themselves and their loved ones
Health Care POAs & Living Wills, Legal Protection Workshop, Raleigh, NC
LGBT Center of Raleigh
How the LGBT community can protect themselves and their loved ones
Same-Gender Marriage in a New World, Webinar, Raleigh, NC
Triangle Financial Advisors
LGBT marriage in a non-recognition state
What's Law Got To Do With It, Charlotte School of Law Symposium, Charlotte, NC
Charlotte School of Law
LGBT Law in NC
Making Lemonade, Equality NC Annual Conference, Greensboro, NC
Equality NC
Family Law & Estate Planning for LGBT Individuals and Couples
Surrogacy Law, Pay-It-Forward Foundation Conference, Raleigh, NC
Pay-It-Forward Foundation
Assisted Reproductive Technology Law
Life/Estate Planning for the LGBT Community, Shades of Pride, Raleigh, NC
Triangle Black Pride
Estate Planning
"What's Love Got To Do With It", Equality NC, Greensboro, NC
Equality NC
LGBT Family Law
The Difference Between Practicing Law Collaboratively and Practicing Collaborative Law, NC GALA Annual Conference, Durham, NC
NC GALA
Collaborative Law
Certifications
Superior Court Mediator
Carolina Dispute Settlement Services
Notary Public
State of North Carolina
Parenting Coordinator
Wake County Court
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
45 Questions Answered

Q. Got dna test found out child is another mans. child has other mans name and man is on BC what do i do
A: He needs to file an action for paternity and legitimation, and possibly file an action for custody, depending on the circumstances.
Q. Do I need a lawyer in my county or the county where the baby will be born to discuss and establish paternity?
A: You can legitimate at child, by doing one of the following: 1. The child will automatically be legitimate and you will go on the birth certificate, if you and the mother are married prior to the child's birth. 2. You can file an action for legitimation at any time prior to the child's 18th birthday (assuming the child has not been adopted by someone else before you file). Once legitimated, the birth certificate will be amended to add you. 3. You can marry the mother after the child's birth, and the child will then become legitimate, and you will be placed on the amended birth certificate. After birth, you could sign and file an Affidavit of Parentage. This must also be executed by the mother, if you are to be placed on the child's birth certificate. After birth, you could file for paternity (not the same as legitimation). After birth, you and the mother can enter in to a Parenting Agreement, or you could file an action for custody/visitation, regardless if the child has been legitimated or if you have established paternity. You can file custody in any county in North Carolina; however, it is best to do it in a county where either parent resides.
Q. I would like to file a motion to have my child support motion forgiven.
A: Honestly, you can certainly ask the court to forgive the arrears, but it is doubtful that it will happen. Visitation and child support are 2 separate issues. If you wanted a better relationship with your daughter, then you should have pushed hard for a custody order and then enforced its terms via contempt charges on your ex if necessary. The fact still remains that the child deserved financial support from both of her parents, and whatever money you withheld (for whatever reason) means her mother was under more of a financial burden as a result.
Q. How do I obtain temporary custody of out of state child in NC?
A: Short answer is "yes". With that said, there are a lot of variables, depending on the following: Why does the mother live in Missouri and the father lives in North Carolina? How long has each lived in his/her respective state? How old is the child? What does the child want? Is the child in school? Was the child with father, when he committed the felony? What type of life would the child have with each parent? What are the parent's support systems? Why does father have child here? Why did the moving parent move? Who has been the child's primary caregiver? For how long? What has each parent done with the child, historically? How long have the parties been separated? This list goes on...
Q. Mother has been TPR (terminated parental rights) and took kids from a home knowing she has no rights? dad full custody
A: That would be kidnapping. The father should contact law enforcement.
Q. Can a child’s parent dictate who children are around while children are in other parent’s care?
A: One parent cannot dictate who the child is around when in the other parent's care, unless that parent has sole legal custody of the child. With that said, perhaps there is some other agreement the two of you could come to, so that the other parent feels that appropriate safety measures have been put into place, to insure that nothing happens to the child who they believe may be in danger.
Q. My husband abandoned me 8 months ago taking our RV. The RV is registered in both names. I called regarding the insurance
A: You'll need to file an action for equitable distribution and/or alimony, to force him to return the property or pay you for your share of the property, in addition to paying alimony (if applicable). Consult with a family law attorney regarding your options. Your options will vary, depending on several factors which will be illuminated in your consultation.
Q. my father has dementia can I find out if he has a living will and poa
A: You could check with the Register of Deeds Office to see if he recorded his Durable POA; however, his physician will have to check with the Secretary of State's Office to see if he registered a Living Will or Health Care POA
Q. Hello I was wandering my son passed away from a car accident he was 22 yrs old. Can I be the administrator of estate.
A: You could be appointed as the Administrator. If she applies too, the clerk would need to decide who would act as Administrator. If your son did not live in NC when he died, then his estate would need to be administered in his state of residence, and you would need to get a resident agent to act on your behalf to accept service of key documents from the court.
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Contact & Map
Haas Tharrington, P.A.
5100 Oak Park Rd.
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
USA
Telephone: (919) 783-9669