Christopher Adkins

Top rated family law attorney in Huntersville, North Carolina

Adkins Law, PLLC
Christopher Adkins
Adkins Law, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family law, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in North Carolina since: 2014

Education: Oklahoma City University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

Adkins Law, PLLC

9620 Sherrill Estates Road
Huntersville, NC 28078 Visit website

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Christopher Adkins, of Adkins Law, PLLC, in Huntersville, North Carolina, practices family and estate planning law. He represents clients in Huntersville, as well as throughout the Charlotte and Lake Norman areas.

Mr. Adkins handles family law matters involving alimony, child support, custody, divorce, domestic violence, fathers’ rights, marital property, name change, paternity, prenuptial agreements and same-sex family law. In his estate planning practice, he has experience with conservatorships, estate administration, guardianships, living wills, power of attorney, probate administration, trusts and wills.

While he is an experienced litigator, Mr. Adkins also uses collaborative law methods such as mediation to resolve complex family law matters using a non-adversarial approach designed to achieve the best possible result for his clients and their families. When settlement is not possible, he is ready and willing to advocate on behalf of his clients in a courtroom.

Born and raised in Charlotte, Mr. Adkins earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Appalachian State University and received his law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law. He also holds a master’s degree in criminal justice from Boston University and a graduate certificate in terrorism studies from the St. Andrews University.

Following law school, Mr. Adkins spent time serving as a police officer and an office in the North Carolina National Guard. He holds a license to practice law before all North Carolina state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Practice areas

Family law, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Living wills, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 90% Family law
  • 10% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2014, North Carolina

Professional Webpage: https://www.huntersvillelawyer.com/attorney-christopher-adki...

Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • United States Army veteran – Combat Engineer officer with the North Carolina Army National Guard (8.5 years). Deployed overseas to the Middle East to fight terrorism in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  • Police officer with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (6.5 years). Awarded the Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission (1200+ arrests including several hundred for DWI / DUI). 
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina 
Educational Background:
  • Boston University, Master of Criminal Justice
  • Myers Park High School
  • University of St. Andrews, Graduate certificate in Terrorism Studies
  • Appalachian State University, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • South Carolina Board Certified Family Court Mediator, 2019
  • South Carolina Board Certified Circuit Court Mediator, 2019
  • North Carolina DRC Certified Estates, Guardianships, and Special Proceedings Mediator, 2018
  • North Carolina Certified Family Financial Mediator, 2018
  • North Carolina DRC Certified Superior Court Mediator, 2018

Office location for Christopher Adkins

9620 Sherrill Estates Road
Huntersville, NC 28078

Phone: 704-859-8148

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2023

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