New Direction Family Law

Our trial lawyers work with our paralegals and a large network of other professionals to ensure we are able to provide you with the answers you need and the representation you deserve.

New Direction Family Law has 50 years of experience protecting the rights of our clients in family law matters. Our holistic approach allows us to provide high-quality, individualized attention to individuals in Raleigh and Cary and throughout North Carolina. We provide representation in legal matters related to divorce, legal separation, custody, alimony, property division, domestic violence, and guardianship.

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Experienced, aggressive and well-prepared.

Although we will consider settlement if it is in your best interest, our lawyers are ready to advocate in the courtroom on your behalf. They are aggressive and well-prepared, and will not shy away from disputes in difficult or complex cases.

By educating you about the process and what to expect at every step, we help you gain the confidence and education you need to obtain the best possible outcome.

Meet our team in a comprehensive consultation.

We can work with you to create a strategic game plan and ensure that you understand your options and the possible ramifications of any choice you make. Schedule a comprehensive consultation.

We can be reached through an online contact form or by calling 919-719-3470.

Elizabeth A. Stephenson, MSW, Attorney

Elizabeth A. Stephenson, MSW

Attorney/Partner & Parent Coordinator
Sarah J. Hink, Attorney

Sarah J. Hink

Christopher R. Hicks, Attorney

Christopher R. Hicks


Ashley L. Oldham

Ava Jennette - Associate Attorney New Direction Family Law

Ava Jennette

Associate Attorney
Felicity "Fizzy" Little, Paralegal

Felicity "Fizzy" Little

Operations Manager
Jen Bordeaux, Director of Public Relations

Jen Bordeaux

Director of Public Relations

Taylor Jones

NC State Bar Certified Paralegal
Brittany Whaley, Legal Assistant

Brittany Whaley

Junior Paralegal

Amber King

Legal Assistant

Community Involvement

Nonprofits We Work With