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Daphne Edwards

Daphne Edwards

Divorce, Custody & Domestic Violence: Issues Affecting Families During COVID-19
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • North Carolina
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Summary

Daphne Edwards & her team focus exclusively on divorce and family law matters addressing the most complex issues facing divorcing couples: custody, asset division, alimony and child support, mediation and divorce arbitration, and the crafting of reliable separation agreements, as well as issues surrounding domestic violence, surrogacy, and assisted reproductive technology matters. Daphne’s approach is simple: each case is unique and each client receives personalized attention and the highest standard of care available while her team works to achieve that client’s specific goals.

Daphne has over twenty years of experience and is known to be an aggressive advocate for her clients and is a fierce and experienced negotiator. From cases involving closely held assets to complex custody and relocation matters, she is a relentless advocate for her clients and a formidable trial attorney with experience litigating all types of family matters. She has been listed as “Legal Elite” for Family Law in Business North Carolina Magazine (less than 3% selected) and North Carolina Super Lawyers for Family Law (only 5% are selected). Daphne is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell and certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Committee as a Certified Family Financial Mediator.

Daphne facilitates social distancing by using video and other remote conferencing options. Call or email the firm today to set your consultation.

Education
Golden Gate University School of Law
J.D. (1997) | Law
Honors: Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Criminal Law, 1997. American Jurisprudence Awards: Criminal Procedure, Family Law, and Solving Legal Problems. Merit Tuition Scholarship Recipient 1995-1996 and 1996-1997.
Activities: Law Review, Member, 1994-1997; Associate Editor of Law Journal, 1996-1997
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University of Oregon
B.S. (1991) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
Owner
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC
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Of Counsel
Cheshire, Parker, Schneider & Bryan
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Attorney
Daphne Edwards Family Law
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Assistant Attorney General
North Carolina Department of Justice
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Adjunct Professor
Campbell Law School; Golden Gate Univ. Sch. of Law
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As Adjunct Professor at Campbell, instructed students on legal writing and appellate advocacy. As Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, from 2003 through 2005, instructed students in legal writing and appellate advocacy.
Judicial Law Clerk, Staff Attorney
United States Court Of Appeals Ninth Circuit, Judge Proctor Hug, Jr.
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Assistant Counsel
United States Senate Legislative Counsel's Office
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Judicial Law Clerk
North Carolina Supreme Court, Justice Robert Orr
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Family Forum, Section Vol. 35, No. 1, Family Law Case Updates
Mass Appeal, Appellate Practice, Program Co-Planner
Family Forum, Section Vol. 34, No. 5, Family Law Case Updates
Speaking Engagements
NBI Advanced Custody and Support Issues , Divorce & Family Law Seminar , Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown
NBI
Daphne Edwards presenting lecture to divorce and family law attorneys on custody relocation cases and interstate custody issues at the NBI Advanced Custody and Support Issues seminar on September 20, 2018.
How to Obtain Electronic Discovery and Ensure It’s Admissible , 2016 Family Law Update
Wake County Bar
Certifications
Certified Family Financial Mediator
N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission
Awards
North Carolina Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
Legal Elite, Family Law Section
Business North Carolina Magazine
North Carolina Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
Legal Elite, Family Law Section
Business North Carolina Magazine
Legal Elite, Family Law Section
Business North Carolina Magazine
North Carolina Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers Magazine
Legal Elite, Family Law Section
Business North Carolina Magazine
AV Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer
Martindale-Hubbell (Since 2016)
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar  # 24222
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Alimony Committee
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, CLE Committee
Member
Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Legislative Committee
Member
Current
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American Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
- Current
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Wake County Bar Association, Social Committee
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
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North Carolina Advocates for Justice
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody
  • Divorce Property Settlement
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC
Blog
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law, PC - Blog
Contact & Map
Daphne Edwards Divorce & Family Law
2301 Rexwoods Drive
Suite 118
Raleigh, NC 27607
Telephone: (919) 838-7160
Fax: (919) 882-1325
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: We are open and providing essential legal services throughout the Stay At Home Order. In compliance with social distancing orders, we are happy to offer videoconferencing, phone conferences and other methods that keep you and our staff safe.