Handling a legal matter or lawsuit on your own?
Have only a few questions that require the advice of a North Carolina lawyer?
Want to talk to a lawyer on your schedule?
You do not have to take off work and schedule a consultation in a law office or pay for a long consultation if you just need to ask a few questions. You now have options: Easy Legal Advice by Phone or Email.
Irvine Law Firm’s Advice by Phone or Advice by Email offers an affordable and convenient way to obtain the professional advice you need and the peace of mind you want. Having your questions answered will give you the confidence you need to represent yourself.
30 minutes $ 125.00
60 minutes $ 250.00
Simple question $ 50.00
Complex matters $ varies
A single civil lawsuit $500.00
Not sure if this is right for you? Email us a brief summary of your situation. We will let you know how much time we believe will be necessary to address your concerns and give you options to obtain that advice. We will let you know if Advice by Phone or Advice by Email is appropriate for your situation.
If you would like on-going access to advice while you represent yourself, consider our Court Coaching option.
How It Works:
- Email us a summary of your situation and questions. Include the full name of all parties in your email. Please do not provide any confidential information in your summary email. Let us know if you prefer phone or email communications.
- We will respond with an estimate of time, a proposed fee and options to schedule the conference at a time that is convenient for you.
- You can select the options you prefer and pay for the consultation online with the link we will provide to you.
- We will then respond substantively to your email inquiry or call to answer your questions.
What you can expect from us:
- We will review your description of the situation and ask any follow up questions.
- We will explain how the law applies to your situation.
- We will provide suggestions to resolve your situation, including alternatives to litigation.
- If necessary, we will let you know when you need to hire an attorney in the traditional way in order to protect your rights.
Irvine Law Firm provides Legal Advice by Phone or Email in the following areas:
- All aspects of Family Law, including Separation, Divorce, Spousal Support, Alimony, Post Separation Support, Child Support, Child Custody, Visitation, Property Division, and Equitable Distribution.
- Debt collections, including how to collect money owed to you, how to defend yourself when you have been sued and suggestions on how to resolve the collection in the most efficient way. We can also discuss if our Debt Collection System is right for you.
- Foreclosures, including how to pursue a foreclosure as Trustee or Beneficiary.
- Estate Administration, including how to address any steps in the administrative process and suggestions on how to address issues with any property, creditors or heirs.
- Estate Planning, including questions about Wills and Powers of Attorney that you may have while purchasing online documents. We are also glad to give you ideas for how to structure your estate plan to accomplish your goals.
- Court procedures: how to file and prosecute a lawsuit, how to present the evidence you will need to prove your claim and how to defend such a suit or seek extensions of time.
Advice by Email is appropriate when you have a limited or well defined question. Below are sample questions that would be appropriate for Advice by Email. We will ask you for the information that we need in order to tailor our response to your specific situation. You can respond at your convenience.
- Do I qualify for an increase or decrease in child support or spousal support?
- How much child support do I owe pursuant to the NC Child Support Guidelines?
- How should my or my spouse’s income be calculated for child support purposes?
- How do I fill out an income or expense affidavit?
- Is my house (or any particular item of property) marital or separate property?
- How do we divide retirement interests in a divorce property settlement?
- What can I do if my spouse refuses to abide by our Separation Agreement?
- What can I do if my spouse refuses to abide by a Court Order?
- How long does alimony have to be paid?
- What can I expect from a mediation? How should I prepare?
- How does mediation or arbitration work?
- When can I get a divorce? What documents will I need?
- Am I legally separated? What do I have to do to be legally separated?
- How can I write and execute my own Last Will and Testament?