I began practicing family law while still a student in Seton Hall University Law... more
I began practicing family law while still a student in Seton Hall University Law School in New Jersey and found that I loved it. Family law is challenging and each case is very different from the next and presents its own unique issues and strategy. From that first divorce in law school, I have continued to practice family and divorce law exclusively.
Courtney Henderson Carpenter is an associate with Meriwether Tharp, and provides... more
Courtney Henderson Carpenter is an associate with Meriwether Tharp, and provides representation in all areas of the firm's family law practice. Ms. Carpenter graduated from Emory University School of Law in 2010. While at Emory Law, Ms. Carpenter participated as treasurer in Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and volunteered time to Student Legal Services, a public interest program that pr... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.