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 300 children in North Carolina since 2000.

Email Parker at pherring@weputfamiliesfirst.com

Angel Simpson

Angel Simpson

Angel represents adoption clients all over the state of North Carolina and has experience guiding clients through the adoption process, both locally and when crossing state lines.

Email Angel at asimpson@weputfamiliesfirst.com

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.

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.

Sarah Dalonzo and Family
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Jules Redskins O’Neal

Adoption

I never got to thank Parker Herring Law Group, PLLC for making the adoption placement of my daughter so … grateful.

Aida Doss Havel

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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