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DEDICATED TO YOUR PERSONAL, FAMILY & FINANCIAL NEEDS

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Foremost, we are divorce lawyers for women

assisting the breakthrough

we represent women because we choose to and we love to

a foundation to stand on

sorting through the best interests of the family

A Family Law Firm for Women in Wilmington, NC

James Zisa Attorneys, P.A. is a full-service financial and family law firm conveniently located in Wilmington, NC. We are not like other law firms. Above all, we are divorce lawyers for women. Within our practice, we provide family law services including child custody, child support, post-separation support, alimony, and equitable distribution. Additionally, we provide divorce litigation services as well as estate, trust, and fiduciary representation, corporate asset protection, and financial representation.

Our areas of practice

James Zisa Attorneys, P.A. is a full-service financial and family law firm. Our primary practice areas are Family Law, including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony and Equitable Distribution litigation, Estate, Trust and Fiduciary representations, Corporate, Asset Protection and Financial representations.

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Child Custody
& Child Support

Child custody cases quite perfectly capture the profound change that is your life once you divorce. The issue of dividing precious time with your children between you and your spouse can be very difficult. Also, Child Support, no matter the amount, is rarely enough to provide for a child's needs. We can help you determine what's best for your family.

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Child Custody & Child Support

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Post-Separation Support
& Permanent Alimony

Post-Separation Support and Permanent Alimony are income continuations that represent extensions of marriage partnership duties beyond separation and divorce.

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Post-Separation Support & Permanent Alimony

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Equitable Distribution

Equitable Distribution is the process by which the Court divides the assets created, bought or saved during the marriage partnership, between the date of marriage and the date of separation.

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Equitable Distribution

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Absolute Divorce | Divorce from Bed & Board

Absolute Divorce on grounds of one year's separation means precisely this: after you and your spouse have lived apart – in two separate households – for at least one (1) year, and without resuming your marital relationship, either you or your spouse may obtain an absolute divorce.

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Absolute Divorce | Divorce from Bed & Board

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Estates, Trusts, Asset Protection, Business Planning & Litigation

Estate, trust, asset protection and business planning questions influence nearly every family financial planning decision we make.

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Estates, Trusts, Asset Protection, Business Planning & Litigation

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Foremost, We are divorce lawyers for women.Why Women?

"Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself,
the most comforting words of all: this, too, shall pass."
— Ann Landers.

It is our mission to provide a secure, safe place for women who are experiencing change in their lives. Women are nurturers and multi-taskers who remain focused on the well-being of others even when experiencing emotional pain. We want you to know that you are supported by experience throughout all legal processes. You should not feel guilty, and you should demand exceptional representation.

The James Zisa Difference

Our staff is well-versed in all areas of financial and family law. We understand the residents of North Carolina. We are longtime residents with a devotion to building healthy families that impact the greater community.

A portion of every retainer fee collected through our practice is contributed to Like-A-Girl.org. Through this organization, we are able to support every aspect of family life for women. The organization supports battered women and at-risk youth, and provides financial resources for after-school care, education programs, and sports leagues, as well as increasing healthcare access.

Contact us today or visit our FAQ section to glean valuable information about your rights and options. The staff at James Zisa Attorneys, P.A. is ready to support you as you navigate through the complicated waters of family law.

We make a living by what we get,
we make a life by what we give.

—Sir Winston Churchill