Family and Criminal Law

Divorce LawyerFacing a divorce or criminal charges can be absolutely devastating. It is not uncommon in a divorce situation for criminal charges to arise. People who may have never dreamt of being involved with the criminal justice system can find themselves completely overwhelmed. Far too often allegations involving domestic disputes can be false but unfortunately it may seem “innocent until proven guilty” is long forgotten in our court system if you are the one being charged with a crime. At times like these, it is critical to have experienced legal counsel protecting your rights.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, Jennings & Associates can formulate a plan for addressing the problem no matter how serious. We handle all levels of felony & misdemeanor crimes in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties. In the event you decide to take your case to trial our staff is here to develop your defense. We pride ourselves in prompt attention to our clients needs and our door is also open should you need to touch base with our staff

Jennings & Associates is also here for you in the event a spouse decides to terminate the marriage. We fully the understand the impact of divorce on the family unit and do everything in our power to minimize not only your emotional pain, but also your legal fees. Divorce from a spouse should not mean divorce from your children. We have the ability to negotiate fair and equitable visitation arrangements that will minimize the emotional suffering of your children. We also will do everything to get you full custody in the event the other parent is not appropriate to parent your children.

Whether it be custody matters, child support or visitation arrangements, Jennings and Associates can be the guiding hand in this difficult time. We dedicate our practice for advocating for our clients no matter how difficult the situation they face.