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Margaret Lewis Anthony

Adoption Attorney at Charlotte, NC

4.3   3 reviews

About Margaret

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I am passionate about the law and I care about my clients. These qualities make me a strong advocate to have on your side during this very difficult time in your life. As a mother, I know how much your children mean to you and how you would do anything to shelter them from harm. Children are often the innocent victims in their parents’ divorce. While it may be impossible to shield them entirely from the impact of your divorce, I will work with you to minimize the impact on your children as much as possible. My goal is to educate you regarding North Carolina law and how it applies to your case, so that you understand all your options. Divorce can be a terrifying experience, but I will empower you with the knowledge of what to expect every step of the way. I majored in mathematics and then worked in the banking industry for many years prior to becoming an attorney, so I have a strong financial background to handle complex financial support and property division cases. I’ve represented clients in Brunswick, Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Rowan, Alexander, Iredell, Catawba, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Gaston and Union counties, on matters involving child custody, child support, equitable distribution, post-separation support, alimony, contempt, and breach of contract claims. Not every case requires litigation, and many cases can be resolved out of court using alternative dispute resolution methods such as collaborative law, arbitration, and mediation. But if litigation becomes necessary, you can rely on my years of trial experience to protect your interests in the courtroom.

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Licensed for 13 years
State NC
Status Active
Acquired 2009
Updated 10/03/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Margaret

Southpark Family Law
6831 Fairview Road, Suite C
Charlotte, NC, 28210

Reviews

4.3 / 5.0
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Posted by Ali | August 5, 2015
She was excellent
I hired Molly for a prenuptial and even though she was very busy I felt she really gave it her all which was very good. I found her to be thorough, highly knowledgeable, accessible, and professional. I would definitely recommend her as a family lawyer.
Posted by anonymous | March 25, 2015
Extremely knowledgeable and helpful
I am consulting with Molly about my family law related matter/case and she is extremely knowledgeable, thoroughly researches all questions and ensured all my questions were answered, and gave me extremely sound guidance. She deals with you directly and I didn't have to get communications with her through other professionals. I would highly recommend her and I believe she can be trusted. Her rates are also reasonable.
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Posted by anonymous | October 30, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Not a Satisfied Customer
Molly was friendly but she only did the minimum for me. I hired her to draft a separation agreement and she relayed my wishes to my husband's attorney. However her feedback and advice to was neutral without her explaining all of my options or the consequences of taking action. She did not take the time to help me strategize. It often took her 1-2 weeks to answer my emails. This made the process take longer than it should have. I got a second opinion from another lawyer, who helped me strategize more effectively, which why I stopped using her legal service.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 350-350 per hour
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.7 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Southpark Family Law
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • Sodoma Law, P.C.
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Associate Attorney
  • Daly Family Law
  • 2009 - 2014

Education

  • Elon University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2009

Associations

  • Charlotte Women Attorneys
  • Co-chair, Community Service Committee
  • 2015 - 2015
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Fundraising Committee
  • 2015 - 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Lawyer Referral Service Panel Member of the Year
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • 2018

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (8)
Family Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I enjoy having Molly on the other side of my cases. She is professional, nice to work with, and knows what she is doing and all of those things make my job easier and process smooth."
Family Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Molly is an experienced, intelligent, savvy and compassionate attorney who is well-versed in family law and guardianship. She is a valued member of our legal community."
Family Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Molly personally and professionally for many years, and I know her to be a fantastic family law attorney. She is smart, compassionate, and caring. She truly wants the best for her clients and is a strong, effective advocate for their interests. I would recommend Molly to family."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the pleasure of working with Molly on a few cases over the past years, including mediations. Molly has always addressed issues with her clients directly and with compassion while still providing excellent legal advice. I recommend Molly Anthony to any clients seeking divorce and family law services."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Molly is very knowledgable, receptive to her client's needs, dedicated and hard-working. Quite simply, Molly takes great care of her clients.I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Molly exhibits the highest degree of knowledge and professionalism in representing her clients and striving to achieve excellent results. I highly recommend her as an attorney!"
Family Attorney | Jul 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Molly is a great asset to her clients. She works hard and always has their best interests at heart."
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Charlotte Adoption Lawyer Margaret Lewis Anthony
Margaret Lewis Anthony
Adoption Attorney
Charlotte, NC
Licensed for 13 years