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Steve Palme began The Palme Law Firm in 2009 and focuses primarily on family law issues, including child custody and child support, alimony, equitable distribution, domestic violence and family-law issues.  Steve has handled both interstate and international custody cases and is an experienced litigator.  The Palme Law Firm offers personal service and works to find cost-effective solutions for clients. 


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  1. Child Custody: 30%
    11 years
  2. Divorce: 20%
    11 years
  3. Child Support: 20%
    11 years
  4. Alimony: 15%
    11 years
  5. Other: 15%
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Hourly ($175-225/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Evonne Sammartino Hopkins

    Steve Palme is an excellent attorney and I would highly recommend him for any divorce related legal issue.


    Evonne Hopkins Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Emily C. Moore Tyler

    Steve is a wonderful attorney to work with in cases, and always willing to offer advice to fellow family law colleagues.


    Emily Moore Tyler Family Attorney
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Palme Law Firm, P.A.2009 - Present
AssociateThe Ward Law Firm, P.A.2007 - 2009
AssociateTharrington Smith2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
North Carolina State BarMember2005 - Present
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeThe Devil Is in the Details: Registering Out-of-State Custody and Support Orders2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Tulane UniversityLiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1993