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Arlaine Rockey is a trial attorney, with over 25 years of experience, who practices both family and criminal law.  She represents clients, including protective parents, all over NC,  FL and DC, as well as in other states with local co-counsel, in complex child custody cases involving issues of child physical or sexual abuse, domestic violence and mental illness.  To see her resume, click on  You can also read her free legal advice articles, Protecting Your Child from Sexual Abuse in Custody Cases, and Win Child Custody:  How to Help Your Lawyer Help You, on her website, which include practical advice for any custody case.


Practice areas


  1. Child Custody: 60%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Appeals: 5%
  4. Adoption: 5%



Fixed (sometimes)

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Contact info

Po Box 656
Marshall, NC, 28753


DCActive 199205/24/2015
FLMember in Good Standing198909/08/2015
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of North Carolina, Chapel HillEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1984