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Matthew Arnold Esq.

Matthew Arnold Esq.

Arnold & Smith PLLC
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  • North Carolina
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Summary

Mr. Arnold is an experienced trial attorney who has tried bench and jury trials in both North Carolina District Court and North Carolina Superior Court and has argued cases in front of the North Carolina Court of Appeals, the North Carolina Supreme Court, and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, VA. Mr. Arnold grew up in Charlotte, and attended Carmel Junior High, South Charlotte Middle, and graduated from Providence Senior High School. Mr. Arnold earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology graduating cum laude from Belmont Abbey College where he received a basketball scholarship and played varsity basketball for four years. Mr. Arnold attended law school on a full academic scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At Arnold & Smith, PLLC Mr. Arnold mainly focuses his practice on family law cases: divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, equitable distribution and other matrimonial law matters. Mr. Arnold handles family law cases primarily in Mecklenburg County, Union County, Cabarrus County, Gaston County and Iredell County. Under some circumstances, Mr. Arnold will handle family law cases outside of the greater Charlotte and Mecklenburg County areas.

Education
University of North Carolina School of Law
J.D.
Belmont Abbey College
B.A. / Psychology
Professional Experience
Arnold & Smith PLLC
Current
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
Mecklenburg County Bar
Member
Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
Current
American Inns of Court
Member
Current
The Justice William Bobbitt Inn of Court
Member
Current
Belmont Abbey College Alumni
Member, Board of Directors
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
4th Circuit
U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Simple Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Matthew Arnold's Website Profile
Website
Arnold & Smith PLLC Website
Blog
Charlotte Divorce Lawyer Blog
Blog
Charlotte Injury Lawyers Blog
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Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog
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Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog
Videos
Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What children's expenses are covered by child support?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What children's expenses are covered by child support?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: I'm not getting along with my husband. We've been married..

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Legal Briefs: I'm considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " I'm considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?"

Divorce Legal Briefs: Are overtime, bonuses, and commissions included in calculating child support?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " Are overtime, bonuses, and commissions included in calculating child support?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What happens when a person's income is not guaranteed...

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What happens when a person's income is not guaranteed and fluctuates from year to year".

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: If I remarry, can they look at my new spouse's income?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " If I remarry, can they look at my new spouse's income?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: Who pays for the children's health insurance and co-pays?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Who pays for the children's health insurance and co-pays?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What children's expenses are not covered by child support?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What children's expenses are not covered by child support?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: Can I get the judge to order my spouse to pay my...

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Can I get the judge to order my spouse to pay my attorney's fees in a...

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What does uncontested divorce mean?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What does uncontested divorce mean?"

Legal Briefs: Do I have to sign a release allowing the insurance company to get my medical records?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Do I have to sign a release allowing the insurance company to get my medical...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: Should I trust the insurance adjuster?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Should I trust the insurance adjuster?"

Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " Is a tractor-trailer accident the same as an automobile accident?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: How do worker comps payments work?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How do worker comps payments work?"

Legal Briefs: What if my employer doesn't have workers' comp insurance or doesn't file the claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What if my employer doesn't have workers' comp insurance or doesn't file the claim?"

Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What happens when the employer refuses to acknowledge my claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What happens when the employer refuses to acknowledge my claim?"

Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs:Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Can I wait a few months to pursue a personal injury claim?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: Are there any exceptions to the general rule...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Are there any exceptions to the general rule that when employees are injured at work,...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What does "arising out of employment" mean?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What does "arising out of employment" mean?"

Legal Briefs: What is partial versus total disability, and temporary versus permanent disability?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What is partial versus total disability, and temporary versus permanent disability?"

Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What if the medical condition improves before the hearing?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What if the medical condition improves before the hearing?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: May I choose my own doctor in a person injury case?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "May I choose my own doctor in a personal injury case?"

Legal Briefs: The insurance company wants to send me to their own doctor for a second opinion

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "The insurance company wants to send me to their own doctor for a second opinion....

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: The insurance adjuster is saying I am...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "The insurance adjuster is saying I am partially negligent what does that mean?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What if the accident was my fault?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What if the accident was my fault?"

Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: Can my employer fire me because I filed a workers' compensation claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Can my employer fire me because I filed a workers' compensation claim?"

Attorney Legal Briefs: If an incident report was filled out, do I have a right to receive a copy?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " If an incident report was filled out, do I have a right to receive...

Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What if a loved one dies from the injuries sustained in..

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What if a loved one dies from the injuries sustained in a serious accident while...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What exactly is a wrongful death claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What exactly is a wrongful death claim?"

Attorney Legal Briefs: Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from...

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Are the laws or rules applying to a wrongful death claim different from a personal...

Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What does the "one-bite rule" mean in NC dog bite cases?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What does the "one-bite rule" mean in NC dog bite cases?"

Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What will happen after I file my nursing home complaint?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What will happen after I file my nursing home complaint?"

Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What information will be helpful for my nursing home negligence claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What information will be helpful for my nursing home negligence claim?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What constitutes nursing home negligence?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What constitutes nursing home negligence?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: How will the judge divide our property?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How will the judge divide our property?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: Is there some property that the judge cannot divide?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " Is there some property that the judge cannot divide?"

Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What are my chances of winning my social security disability claim?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What are my chances of winning my social security disability claim?"

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Legal Briefs: What can you sue for in a personal injury case?

Charlotte Personal Injury Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What can you sue for in a personal injury case?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: Does adultery affect who gets custody?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Does adultery affect who gets custody?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What rules are there for Father's Right in NC?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What rules are there for Father's Right in NC?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: Does adultery affect my divorce case?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Does adultery affect my divorce case?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: What does a "No-Fault' divorce mean in NC?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What does a "No-Fault' divorce mean in NC?"

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Legal Briefs: When do you get alimony?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "When do you get alimony?"

My wife and I are not getting along If I leave the house, can she get me for abandonment?

Charlotte Divorce Attorney Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "My wife and I are not getting along If I leave the house, can she get...

Legal Briefs: What should I do if I have been injured by another party but I can't afford a lawyer?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What should I do if I have been injured by another party but I can't afford a lawyer?"

Legal Briefs: What qualifies a person to receive Workers' Compensation benefits?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What qualifies a person to receive Workers' Compensation benefits?"

Legal Briefs: If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "If I am injured in a car accident or at work what should I do?"

Legal Briefs: I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "I was involved in a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Do I need a lawyer?"

Legal Briefs: I have been injured on another person's property. What should I do now?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question " I have been injured on another person's property. What should I do now?"

Legal Briefs: What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?"

Legal Briefs: What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?"

Legal Briefs: How much does it cost to get divorced, and how does the billing process work?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How much does it cost to get divorced, and how does the billing process work?"

Legal Briefs: How long does getting a divorce take?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How long does getting a divorce take?"

Legal Brief: How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?"

Legal Briefs: Can you guarantee I will get the resolution I want?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Can you guarantee I will get the resolution I want?"

Legal Briefs: Can any attorney help me with my family law needs in North Carolina?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Can any attorney help me with my family law needs in North Carolina?"

Legal Briefs: How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "How is the amount of child support decided in North Carolina?"

Legal Briefs: Do I need an attorney to get a Divorce in North Carolina?

Matthew R. Arnold of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question "Do I need an attorney to get a Divorce in North Carolina?"

Contact & Map
Arnold & Smith PLLC
The Historic John Price Carr House
200 N McDowell St
Charlotte, NC 28204
USA
Telephone: (704) 370-2828
Fax: (704) 370-2202