Martha McKee has practiced law for over 25 years, primarily in the area of family law. Although she is a strong advocate, she believes that each family has unique needs that must be fostered as the family unit changes. She has represented folks from all walks of life in various settings, from family court (custody, child support, equitable distribution/property division, divorce, alimony), to DSS court, special proceedings (incompetency proceedings, adoptions), negotiations and drafting of various documents including Separation Agreements, Parenting Agreements, Prenuptial agreements, Wills, Living wills, Powers of Attorney, Health Care Powers of Attorney, Simple Trusts, mediations and arbitrations. She has volunteered in a variety of areas over the years, including family law clinics, mock trial competitions, disability, mortgage foreclosure and citizenship cases. She uses this diverse and extensive experience to help each client transition into a new family life. She has served as a Stephen (lay) minister and participated in the Wake County Friendly visitor program. She is a devoted mother and grandmother, is an avid sports fan and she loves to read, travel and swim.Read less
J.D.College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, 1981
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Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
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- How long have you been in practice?
- How many cases like mine have you handled?
- How often do you settle cases out of court?
- What are your fees and costs?
- What are the next steps?