Conflict can arise in any divorce. When there are significant marital assets or there are complex issues surrounding businesses, trusts, and executive benefits, the potential for conflict increases — and so does the financial and emotional cost of the divorce. Connell & Gelb PLLC is dedicated to preserving our clients’ well-being and resources throughout their family law dispute, and beyond.
Attorneys Michelle Connell and Wesley Gelb are North Carolina board-certified attorneys who have dedicated their careers to the practice of family law. With decades of experience in the most complex divorce, custody, property division, and support matters, they are uniquely well-prepared to navigate the legal process, resolve your family law dispute, and help you move confidently into the future.
Attorneys Michelle Connell and Wes Gelb are board-certified in Family Law by the North Carolina State Bar; Michelle is also board-certified in Appellate Law. These certifications reflect their extensive training and experience in these practice areas, their reputation in the legal community, and their commitment to the highest professional ethics.
You must have lived in the state for at least six months and have lived separate and apart from your spouse for 12 months.
Being represented by an experienced attorney results in a better divorce experience and outcome, especially if you have minor children, significant marital assets, or any disputed issues in your divorce.
No. There are mechanisms to enforce support obligations, but keeping children from their parent is not one of them.
If parents cannot agree on a parenting plan, NC courts decide custody based on the "best interests of the child."