I am a board certified Family Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar, and... more
I am a board certified Family Law Specialist by the North Carolina State Bar, and have been since 2009. I specialize in all areas of custody, child support, spousal support, equitable distribution, as well as pre- and post-nuptial agreements. I have been recognized by Martindale Hubbell as having the highest ethical and legal standards in the community. I have also been selected as a Super La... view profile
Originally from Waynesville, North Carolina, Richard attended the University of... more
Originally from Waynesville, North Carolina, Richard attended the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Richard has a Masters Degree in Public Administration from North Carolina State University and a law degree from Elon University School of Law where he graduated summa cum laude and was a member of the Law Review. While in law school he competed in a number of national moot court compet... view profile
John is a partner at Bagwell Holt Smith and manages the firm's Family Law department.... more
John is a partner at Bagwell Holt Smith and manages the firm's Family Law department. His practice includes all aspects of Family Law, including separation and divorce, premarital and postmarital agreements, custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution, adoptions and termination of parental rights. While John primarily practices in Orange, Durham, Wake and Chatham Counties, he h... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.