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Guiding Families Through All Aspects of Divorce In North Carolina

At the Raleigh Divorce Law Firm, we know you may be facing the most challenging time of your life. And, as family law attorneys, we understand that the work we do can have a profound impact on your life and the lives of your children.

When we choose to take a case, we do so with an understanding of what is at stake. We commit to bringing positive changes to our clients’ lives on a daily basis.

We focus our practice on family law to ensure that we are able to provide our clients with the sound advice and effective representation they require. We have helped hundreds of clients in divorce and family law matters. We have the skill and legal sophistication to assist clients in cases involving complex property division issues, spousal support claims, contested child custody disputes and other challenging family law matters.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: 

  • Alienation Of Affection
  • Alternatives To Divorce
  • Child Custody And Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Mediation
  • Modifications

Call 919-256-3970 today to arrange your initial consultation. 

­­­Attorney Heather W. Forshey

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 2006

Education:                                         

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board
  • Elon University, Burlington, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: All-American Scholar
    • Honors: National Dean's List
    • Major: Psychology

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021- 2022
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014 - 2020
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Family Law Section of NC Academy of Trial Lawyers, Member, 2006 to Present
  • Wake Women Attorneys, 2018 to Present
  • Guardian ad Litem Appellate Advocate
  • Legal Aid Volunteer for the Lawyers Program for Domestic Violence
  • Secretary of Board of Directors for the Friends of Wake County Guardian ad Litem Program
  • Volunteer for the Wake County In-Court Volunteer Mediation Program
  • Volunteer for The Child’s Advocate Program through Wake County Legal Aid
  • Host Sponsor and Committee Planning Member for the Light the Way GALA for the Friends of Wake County GAL Program, serving abused and neglected children in Wake County
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Sigma Kappa

­­­Attorney Blake H. Larsen

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 2015

Education:                                         

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2013
    • Honors: Governor’s Scholarship, 2010
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Journalism

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2020 - 2023
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, Member, 2015 to Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • NCBA & WCBA Young Lawyers Division, 2015 to Present

­­­Attorney Katelyn Bailey Hodgins (Heath)

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 2017

Education:                                         

  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2017
    • Honors: Campbell Law Observer, Ethics Editor Emeritus, 2016-2017
    • Honors: Restorative Justice Clinic, Member, 2017
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
    • B.A. - 2014
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History
    • Major: Criminal Justice

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2017 - Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2017 - Present
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Student Member, 2014 - 2017
  • Wake County Bar Association, Student Member, 2014 - 2017

­­­Attorney Jennifer Sinclair Simpkins

Bar Admissions:

  • North Carolina, 2018

Education:                                         

  • Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • J.D. - 2018
    • Honors: Blanchard Community Law Clinic, Member, 2018
    • Honors: Old Kivett Advocacy Council, Member, 2017 - 2018
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
    • B.S. - 2015
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Public Health Studies

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2018 - Present
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member, 2018 - Present
  • 10th Judicial District Bar, Member, 2018 - Present

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