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  1. Family: 25%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Divorce: 25%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  3. Child Support: 20%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  4. Child Custody: 20%
    22 years, 2 thousand cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Bobby L. Bollinger Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I first met Kristin when we were in law school 25 years ago. She is a wonderful person. She is also a very knowledgeable and effective lawyer. I would not hesitate to recommend her to anyone needing family law representation in Wake County.


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  • Inez De Ondarza Simmons

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Contact info

Ruth Law & Dispute Resolution, PLLC

3737 Glenwood Avenue
Suite 370
Raleigh, NC, 27612


TXInactive 199207/16/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in NC, 2012


    Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Woman Extraordinaire AwardBusiness Leader Magazine2011
Commissioner’s Award for Innovative PartnershipsOffice of Child Support Enforcement2008
Commissioner’s Judge of the YearFederal Office of Child Support Enforcement2004
National American Business Woman of The YearAmerican Business Women Association2003
Service of Excellence AwardNorth Carolina Child Support Council2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselRoberts Law Group, PLLC2012 - 2013
District Court JudgeWake County Courthouse1998 - 2012
Senior PartnerRuth & Rose, P.A.1992 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
North Carolina Bar AssociationVice President2009 - 2010
North Carolina Bar AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - 2010
Carolina Correctional ServicesBoard Member1999 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Child Support Report Vol. XXIXNew Research Shows Power of Problem-Solving Methods in Court2007
Child Support Report, Volume XXVIII, No. 1Breaking the Cycle: Alternatives to incarceration lead to collections in Wake County, North Carolina2006
Juvenile and Family Justice TodayChild support dockets benefit from uprising problem-solving court principle2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Kansas State UniversityN/AN/A1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Raising the BarChild Support Problem-Solving Court - Best Practices2012
Child Support/Employment Assistance ConferenceStrengthening the Link between Child Support and Employment Assistance: Model Programs and the DC Landscape2012