Elizabeth A Stephenson

Elizabeth A Stephenson

  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • North Carolina
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Family law has been Elizabeth's passion for over 20 years. She enjoys learning her client’s story, as this allows her to dig deep to discover their goals and work with them to develop a winning strategy. That means sitting face to face, when possible, and sharing the pros and cons of their case. Family law cases are often times filled with bitter emotions and resentment, and Elizabeth won’t sugar coat it. She’s upfront and honest about the likely outcome. Every case has its good and bad, and her job is to put her client’s facts and circumstances in the best light to achieve the best outcome. Elizabeth understands the emotional upheaval and stress experienced by families facing separation and divorce and is dedicated to providing steadfast support and guidance to each and every client.

Elizabeth is a certified parenting coordinator and assists families in high?conflict custody cases develop healthy co?parenting relationships and nurture the bond between parents and their children. As the proud mom of a teenager, Elizabeth is keenly aware of the deep connection that exists between a parent and child. She knows how important it is to protect that relationship, especially during stressful times like divorce or separation.

Elizabeth attended North Carolina Central University School of Law, graduating with honors in 2000. Prior to graduating from law school, she was the Program Director for Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina. She was also the Executive Director of The Covenant with North Carolina’s Children. With a master’s degree in social work, Elizabeth helped families by providing therapeutic services to children and families in need. Following her passion for helping victims of domestic abuse and the casualties of broken marriages, she chose to go into family law. Elizabeth is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Family Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association. While in law school, she was a member of

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Education
North Carolina Central University School of Law
J.D. (2000) | Law
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East Carolina University
M.S. (1992) | Social Work
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North Carolina State University
B.S. (1990) | Social Work
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Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 29453
Member
Current
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New Direction Family Law
150 Fayetteville St.
Suite 500
Raleigh, NC 27601
Telephone: (919) 719-3470
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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