Absolute Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Equitable Distribution, Alimony, and Post-Separation Support
Review Separation Agreements, File Discrimination Lawsuits on behalf of employees for hostile work environments, disparate treatment, wrongful termination and retaliation
Domestic, Agency, and Interstate adoptions, Re-finalization of international adoptions, Relative and Stepparent adoptions, Termination of parental rights, Adult adoptions, Contested adoptions, and Name Changes
COMPASSIONATE AND RESULTS-ORIENTED
If you need real solutions in an employment matter, divorce, adoption or any other family law matter, you can trust us to provide high quality, compassionate and experienced representation. Our focus at Everett Law, PLLC is to represent businesses and employees as they navigate the waters of employment and labor practices. We represent both corporations and individuals in state and federal discrimination cases (race, age, gender (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, and retaliation), unemployment hearings and appeals, and negotiating employment contracts and severance agreements.
We can also help you find answers to a full range of family law issues: from absolute divorce, property division, child support, and complex child custody matters, to adoptions, stepparent adoptions and termination of parental rights. I am ready and able to deal with any situation using my skills, knowledge, experience and tenacity to win.
With over 21 years of experience protecting the rights and interests of individuals and families in Charlotte, throughout Mecklenburg, Union, and Cabarras counties, I understand that clients don't want to hear excuses — they want results. That's why people turn to Everett Law, PLLC for quality service, sound advice and practical legal help, all at a reasonable price. Contact us today for a consultation.
We have proudly earned our reputation one client at a time by striving to find the right solutions for clients.
Kerry B. Everett
Kerry Everett founded the Everett Law Office in 2005, and Everett Law, PLLC in 2016. She is licensed to practice law in the State of North Carolina, the Federal Western District Court of North Carolina, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit. For the past 17 years, her practice has focused primarily on employment law and adoption law. In her employment law practice, she represents and advises corporations and individuals in state and federal discrimination cases (race, age, gender, disability, and retaliation), unemployment hearings and appeals, and negotiating employment contracts including severance agreements. Her adoption law practice focuses on representing and advising individuals in independent and agency adoptions; interstate adoptions; refinalization of international adoptions in the U.S.; relative and stepparent adoptions; contested adoptions; adult adoptions; name changes; and the termination of parental rights. Her family law practice focuses on absolute divorce, child custody, child support; equitable distribution; post-separation support; and alimony cases.
Ms. Everett is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. She has been named a selectee for Super Lawyers in 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022; Business North Carolina magazine's 2019 Legal Elite; the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA) Top 10 Attorney Award for excellence in the field of family law, and America's Top 50 Lawyer in North Carolina Family Law in 2022. She has served on the Habitat for Humanity Charlotte Division Personnel Committee and the HOME Ministry of Calvary Church. She served as the Chairperson of the Lawyers Referral Services Committee of the Mecklenburg County Bar from 2014-2015. She also served as member of the Board of Directors for United Faith Christian Academy from 2012-2013.
Ms. Everett obtained her Juris Doctorate cum laude from Seattle University School of Law in 1999. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Seattle University Law Review from 1998-99, and a member of the Moot Court Board from 1996-98. Prior to law school, Ms. Everett graduated from the University of Alabama cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication in 1990.
She and her husband have been married for 31 years, and they have two children and a golden retriever.