Meghan L. Abernathy

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Charlotte, NC

Burt & Cordes, PLLC
 | 122 Cherokee Road, Suite 1
Charlotte, NC 28207
Phone: 704-332-3282
Fax: 704-332-3324
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2016
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    Meghan L. Abernathy is an attorney with Burt & Cordes, PLLC, law firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. A top-rated lawyer with more than four years of legal experience, Ms. Abernathy has already established herself as a leading family law attorney in her region, and she provides exceptional representation to clients throughout Mecklenburg County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·       Divorce and legal separation

    ·       Child custody and support

    ·       Alimony

    ·       Equitable distribution

    ·       Pre and postnuptial agreements

    ·       Other family law matters

    A compassionate attorney, Ms. Abernathy understands the stress and uncertainty her clients are experiencing when facing legal challenges. As such, she delivers highly personalized counsel to help set their minds at ease during such a difficult and emotional time in their lives as she assists them with making the best-informed decisions about the matters that will affect their families for years to come.

    Well-versed in mediation and collaborative law, Ms. Abernathy prefers to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements without the need for expensive and time-consuming court battles; however, she will not hesitate to take her clients' matters to court when necessary to protect their rights and interests and help them achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

    From her efforts, Ms. Abernathy has earned top rankings from her peers along with many positive testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients. A native of the area, she has a genuine concern for the legal issues that affect the residents of her community, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many find the positive solutions they seek for their complex legal challenges, so they can embark on a new chapter in their lives with confidence.

    A 2012 graduate of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Ms. Abernathy obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude from Charlotte School of Law in 2015. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, she is also active in her legal community, and she serves as board member of Women Lawyers of Charlotte and Continuing Legal Education committee member for both the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the North Carolina State Bar's family law section. She is also a volunteer attorney with the Council for Children’s Rights.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law


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    Rising Stars: 2020

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    About Meghan Abernathy

    Admitted: 2016, North Carolina

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    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Mecklenburg County Bar, Continuing Legal Education Committee Member
    • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section CLE Committee Member
    • North Carolina State Bar

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Women Lawyers of Charlotte, Board Member  
    • Council for Children’s Rights, Volunteer Attorney

    Educational Background:

    • UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, B.A., 2012
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    Office Location for Meghan L. Abernathy

    122 Cherokee Road
    Suite 1
    Charlotte, NC 28207

    Phone: 704-332-3282

    Fax: 704-332-3324

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    Last Updated: 2/6/2020

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