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Derrick is licensed to practice in the State Courts of North Carolina, as well as the Federal Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of North Carolina, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States. He appears before a variety of Government Agencies, as well.

Legal Specializations:
Derrick is certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist by the National Association of Counsel for Children.
Certified as a Child Welfare Law Specialist by the National Association of Counsel for Children

The following areas are practiced by the firm:

Appeals:

  • Family/Domestic Relations Law
  • Juvenile Abuse, Neglect, and Dependency (A/N/D)
  • Termination of Parental Rights (TPR)
  • Immigration (SIJS-related only)

Family & Child Welfare Law Topics:

  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Adoptions
  • Juvenile Abuse/Neglect/Dependency Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights (TPR)
  • Separation Agreements
  • Divorce from Bed and Board, Absolute Divorce & Annulment
  • Alimony & Post-Separation Support
  • Incompetency/Guardianship
  • Name Changes
  • International Child Abduction (Hague Convention)

Immigration Topics:

  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)