Dilworth, North Carolina

Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield

Providing Caring, Attentive and Dedicated Family Law Services

Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield

316 E Worthington Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
(704) 370-3694
Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield, Divorce and Family Attorneys, Services, Charlotte, North Carolina

Family law is incredibly complex, with implications that could impact you and your children for the rest of your lives. With more than 20 years' experience helping Charlotte families through divorce, separation agreements, and child custody arrangements, the Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield understands how difficult these situations may be. That's why they provide caring, dedicated, and attentive legal services.

These skilled family law attorneys specialize in reaching mutually acceptable agreements, avoiding the high legal fees and prolonged conflict. Whenever possible, it's advised to settle cases in the early stages to save everyone involved from the stress that extended litigation can bring. However, if the other party is not willing to negotiate, M. Timothy Porterfield is not afraid to take your case to trial, with an attention to detail that ensures the best possible outcome for your case.

Your relationship with your attorney should be built on trust and respect, which is why the Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield always keeps an open line of communication between you and your attorney. This law firm prides itself on honesty and ethical behavior, helping you keep reasonable expectations and achieve a quick resolution to your situation.

If you need a divorce and family lawyer, visit the Law Offices of M. Timothy Porterfield online, or call (704) 370-3694 to schedule a consultation today.

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