434 Fayetteville St.
Suite 2135
Raleigh, NC 27601

(919) 821-1860pherring@weputfamiliesfirst.com

Our Services

Family Law is What We Do and All We Do

Since we limit our practice to one type of law, our attorneys are immersed in family law cases all day, every day, allowing us to constantly build our knowledge and expertise to better serve you.

Surrogacy

Surrogacy

Assisted Reproduction law is new and exciting legal territory and a testament to human technology and progress in making a family a possibility for nearly anyone…

Divorce

Divorce

Experienced, aggressive, compassionate representation. Family law attorneys for over 25 years, we handle legal separation, child custody, alimony, domestic violence and resolution…

Adoption

Adoption

You’ve heard the saying, ‘Adoption is an Option;’ our skilled attorneys can help make your dreams of adoption in North Carolina a reality. Give us a call today – we handle all…

Our Attorneys

E. Parker Herring

E. Parker Herring

E. Parker Herring is the founding member of the Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC and has practiced family law in Raleigh, North Carolina since 1986. She is the founder and current director of the North Carolina-based adoption agency, A Child’s Hope, LLC, which has placed over 350 children in North Carolina since 2000.

Email Parker at pherring@weputfamiliesfirst.com
(919) 821-1860 ext. 222

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Our Staff

Sandra Beardsley

Sandra Beardsley

Sandra Beardsley is the legal assistant for adoptions that are processed through the law firm.

Email Sandra at sbeardsley@weputfamiliesfirst.com
(919) 821-1860 ext. 228

Amy Macurdy

Amy Macurdy

Amy Macurdy is the legal assistant for wills & estates, assisted reproduction and adoptions that are processed through the law firm.

Email Amy at amacurdy@weputfamiliesfirst.com
(919) 821-1860 ext. 225

Sherri Phelan

Sherri Phelan

Sherri Phelan office manager and bookkeeper for the firm.

Email Sherri at sphelan@weputfamiliesfirst.com
(919) 821-1860 ext. 229

What Our Clients Say

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Michelle C.

Collaborative Law

I would recommend collaborative law with Parker Herring to any of my friends who are going through a divorce. I didn’t want the divorce ending my 24-year marriage and still don’t, but the way that we settled all of our issues in a collaborative setting over the course of three months was civil and respectful. My husband and I have three wonderful boys together, and we can still talk about anything that needs to be talked about.

Jacquelyn W.

Wills & Estates

I was able to speak with Angel on the phone, fill out the forms she emailed me and then come into the office when the documents were ready to execute. I was able to get a will, durable power of attorney, health care power of attorney, living will and HIPAA release all for an affordable rate. She was kind and took the time to explain everything to me. I highly recommend Angel to guide you through your Estate Planning.

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Scott Y. and Dwayne M.

Adoption

We really needed help when our adoption agency, Independent Adoption Center, closed suddenly just as we had been matched with a birth mother. Parker Herring and David Festin helped us pick up the pieces and got the legal work done for us so that we could adopt our Hallie Grace! They really care, they really listen, and they really helped us achieve our dream. They are friendly, open, and courteous. We can’t thank them enough!

Scott Y. and Dwayne M. holding their new baby
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Melody M.

Child Custody

Many thanks to Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC for helping me fight for custody of my son. My ex-husband pulled every trick in the book but we prevailed. Thank you again.

Tom & Sarah D.

Adoption

Parker Herring hit the ground running for us. Our birth mother decided on adoption the day the baby was born. Parker worked around the clock to make sure our adoption went as smoothly as possible.

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Aida D.

Collaborative law

Parker has truly been a friend to me and to the practice of collaborative law. We’ve had several collaborative cases together, with unique and challenging circumstances. We’ve always been able to help our clients solve their problems in a creative, peaceful, and private manner, in a way which honors their time together while helping them move towards separate lives in the future.

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Recent Posts

Adoption is Love Adoption is About Love. It’s That Simple.- This Valentine’s Day, we collected a few thoughts and stories from those who have directly experienced the joy of love through adoption. Read More
Surrogacy Holiday Cards 2 Fond Memories and Bright Futures for Adoption & Surrogacy Families- Adoption is an emotional journey, connecting the attorney and support team with the parents and children. Each year we receive photo holiday cards from families whose lives have touched ours. What a joy! Read More
Mommy You’re Peach and I’m Brown- One of our own adoptive parents recently shared with RaleighMomsBlog her experiences of having a family and how she has empowered her 5-yr-old daughter with the skills to be strong, proud and respond when questions and comments by the curious arise. Read More