Ketan Soni

Ketan Soni

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  • Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning
  • North Carolina, North Carolina
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Biography

I represent clients going through divorce and family law issues, including separation agreements and prenuptial/premarital agreements, alimony, equitable distribution, child support and custody. I mediate cases for spouses that cannot reach a resolution on their own. My divorce practice across North Carolina gives me a wide range of experience on how judges rule.

I created a free downloadable North Carolina Child Support Calculator which reflects North Carolina's statutes. This can be found by contacting our firm.

Other attorneys also hire me to mediate their clients' disputes prior to going to court. I advance the practice and knowledge of law for my colleagues by teaching numerous Continuing Legal Education classes for North Carolina Attorneys. I was honored in 2014 by being asked to speak on electronic evidence at a District Court Judge's Conference.

Education
Wake Forest University
J.D. (2000) | Juris Doctor
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Activities: Phi Alpha Delta
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University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
B.A. (1996) | Philosophy
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Professional Experience
Partner
Soni Brendle, PLLC
- Current
Partner
Hull & Chandler, P.A.
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Owner
Soni Family Law
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Managing Attorney
Rosen Law Firm
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Certifications
NC DRC Superior Court Mediator
NC Dispute Resolution Commission
NC DRC Family Financial Mediator
North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
Awards
Superlawyer
Superlawyers
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina
Rising Stars
Superlawyers
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina
Rising Stars
Superlawyers
Rising Stars
Superlawyers
Professional Associations
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
Future of Law Committee
- Current
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Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Fee Dispute Resolution Committee
- Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
Law Practice Management and Technology Section Council Member
- Current
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North Carolina Bar Association
Family Law Section
- Current
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NC Dispute Resolution Commission
Certified Family Financial Mediator
- Current
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Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Member
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North Carolina State Bar
Member
- Current
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Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Chair - Family Law Section
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Mecklenburg County Bar Association
Vice-Chair - Family Law Section
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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North Carolina
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
    In certain cases that involve only Equitable Distribution, I will represent your interests through a contingency fee.
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Languages
  • Gujarati: Spoken
Legal Answers
Q. I have a verbal agreement with my son's mother that I can use him as an exemption when filing my taxes.
A: In previous years, whichever parent had custody of the child the majority of the year, that parent had the right to claim the child per IRS rules. However, now the only thing left is the Child Tax Credit. There is no longer a dependency exemption beginning in 2018 due to the tax law changes.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Ketan P. Soni at Soni Brendle, PLLC
Contact & Map
Soni Brendle, PLLC
301 S. McDowell Street
Suite 306
Charlotte, NC 28204
Telephone: (704) 686-7300
Fax: (704) 686-7320