Author: Ward Family Law Group

North Carolina Finishes 11th Place at National High School Mock Trial Championship

This past weekend, Ward Family Law Group attorney, Dale V. Stephenson, co-coached Broughton High School’s Mock Trial team to finish in the Top Fifteen at the National High School Mock Trial Championship. Forty six teams competed at Nationals from every region across the country – including a team from South Korea. Dale’s team represented the great state of North Carolina and competed among the very best of High School Mock Trial advocates in the United… Read More

Broughton High School Mock Trial Team Advances to Nationals

Please join us in congratulating Ward Family Law Group attorney Dale Stephenson and her Broughton High School Mock Trial Team, who will be representing North Carolina at the National High School Mock Trial Championships in Kalamazoo, Michigan. While in law school, Dale began coaching Broughton’s Mock Trial team alongside attorney and co-coach, Chris Nichols.  Broughton’s Mock Trial team consists of three seniors and three juniors. At both Regional and State competition, they alternated between prosecution… Read More

Linda Ward participated in a career fair at Reedy Creek Middle School

As a member of the NC Bar Foundation Civic Education and Community Engagement Committee, Linda Ward participated in a career fair at Reedy Creek Middle School on April 1st. Alongside retired Wake County District Court Judge, Jane Gray, as well as Paralegal, Kernoodle Hodges, Linda spoke to eighth grade students about pursuing careers in the legal field. #proudtobealawyer

Ryan Tarrant Super Lawyer again!

Ward Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan M. Tarrant has once again been selected for inclusion in the 2022 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The patented annual selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.  Not more than 2.5 percent… Read More

#GivingTuesday

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to each of you!  We are extremely blessed and grateful for your referrals, support and friendship this past year.  For many years, Ward Family Law Group delivered Christmas cheer in the form of beautifully decorated cookies to say “thank you”.  While the cookies made for a delicious treat, unless you ate twelve or more like I did, their effect on our lives was short-lived.  Our goal this… Read More

North Carolina’s appellate courts declare that violence is violence regardless if same-sex or opposite-sex relationship.

Domestic violence has been labeled as an “epidemic” in our country. Statistics show that one in every three women and one in four men in the United States will experience some form of domestic violence at the hands of their intimate partner. Just as domestic violence can affect heterosexual relationships, it can affect LGBTQ+ relationships as well.  North Carolina provides two avenues for individuals to seek relief from their abuser: N.C.G.S. § 50B and N.C.G.S…. Read More

Congratulations!!!!

Ward Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan M. Tarrant has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars List. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented annual selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. No more than 2.5 percent of the State’s… Read More

Dale V. Stephenson named Legal Elite!

Ward Family Law Group is pleased to announce that Dale V. Stephenson has been selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite for 2021 in the categories of Family Law and Young Guns. For two decades, Business North Carolina asks all active members of the North Carolina Bar one simple question: Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in selective categories?  There… Read More

Protecting Your Children Before, During, and After Your Divorce

The stress and grief of a divorce ranks only second to the death of a loved one. Divorce not only affects the divorcing spouses, but it has a life-altering effect on their children. Children depend on their parents for love, support and guidance, and stability, and they can experience feelings of confusion, abandonment and anxiety when their parents separate. Estimates suggest that between 1 and 1.5 million children experience the divorce of their parents each… Read More

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