Earlier this month, Ward Family Law Group attorney, Dale V. Stephenson, along with fellow attorney, Chris Nichols, coached two Broughton High School Mock Trial teams at the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ) High School Mock Trial Regional Competition; one of which was crowned as Raleigh Regional Champion 2024. Dale’s winning team, this year consisting of one senior, three juniors, and two sophomores, will advance to compete in the North Carolina State Championship on March 15-16th, held at Campbell Law School. In a “mock trial”, student teams present an entire… Read More
The 2024 edition of Super Lawyers has selected Dale V. Stephenson as North Carolina Super Lawyers: “Rising Stars” in the practice of Family Law. Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” are selected through a peer influenced and research driven process, awarded to the top 5% of attorneys in North Carolina. Ward Family Law Group is beyond proud of Dale and all of her accomplishments.
Each year, Business North Carolina sends a questionnaire to every licensed attorney in the State of North Carolina asking a single question: Of the Tar Heel lawyers whose work you have observed firsthand, whom would you rate among the current best in a select few categories of law? We are proud to announce that attorney Dale V. Stephenson has been selected by her peers of North Carolina as “Legal Elite” in Family Law for 2024. This is a tremendous accomplishment, one of which only few lawyers receive.
Join us in congratulating Linda Ward for being selected as Best Attorney in the Wake Living 2024 Reader’s Choice Awards. This is the FOURTH time that Linda has been recognized for this award! Linda believes that Family Law is a unique area of law where a lawyer can help make a difference. Thanks to the readers of Wake Living Magazine for their continued confidence in our firm.
As 2023 comes to a close, we reflect on the work our firm has done this year, and the professionalism and contributions our team has made to our clients and our community. Our lawyers are committed to the profession and making a difference in people’s lives. In fact, the attorneys at Ward Family Law Group donated or discounted over 375 hours of legal work in 2023—that’s over nine weeks of free legal services! In 2023, you could also find our team making a difference in our community. This ranges from… Read More
Happy Holidays! It’s Giving Tuesday, and we are continuing our tradition of making charitable donations to two local organizations that we believe make an impact in our communities. This year, Ward Family Law Group is proud to support……. In 1983, North Carolina State Professor Doctor Ed Funkhouser and Raleigh businessman Ben Eason founded the North Carolina Reading Service (NCRS). Its mission is to connect those who are vision and print impaired with news and information and replace isolation with connections. They have daily live broadcasts of various newspapers and news… Read More
It is easy to get attached to a pet, especially cats and dogs. They bring us comfort, keep us company, and become part of the family. But what happens to those pets when their owners split? Pets are personal property When a relationship goes south, figuring out who gets to keep the pets can become a contentious fight and often pets are used as a bargaining chip in divorces. State laws, including North Carolina, consider pets as personal property, just like the sofa or dining room furniture. However, unlike inanimate… Read More
Ward Family Law Group is pleased to announce that once again Attorney Dale Stephenson is recognized in the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for her high caliber work in Family Law. Best Lawyers released their 2024 recognitions publicly on August 17, 2023. This recognition acknowledges her outstanding reputation as an attorney and advocate, and we are extremely proud of Dale’s accomplishment and her continued dedication to her clients and the profession. Best Lawyers has been regarded by lawyers and the public for more than 40 years as the… Read More