Contested Divorce Attorney

With more than 30 years of experience, attorney J. Randal Hunter delivers the skilled and knowledgeable representation that clients require during a divorce or other family law matters. Our law firm handles all aspects of divorce and separation, and we are sensitive to the emotional concerns so often connected to family law matters.


Because litigation can be time-consuming and expensive, it’s critical to work with a trial lawyer who will evaluate your case fairly. Although you may need to resolve some matters in court, there may be many issues that can be settled out of court.

J. Randal Hunter, Attorney at Law, has more than 30 years of experience focusing on divorce and family law matters, and he is certified as a specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. In addition, our two certified paralegals have more than 30 years of combined experience working with Mr. Hunter.

Our decades of experience mean we are good at identifying a case’s strengths and weaknesses, and we can prepare our clients for the likely outcomes in their cases.

Meticulous, Effective Trial Lawyer

An effective New Bern contested divorce lawyer should be a good litigator. Attorney J. Randal Hunter drives a strong case in court. He prepares meticulously for every detail that may arise, and he identifies every issue, determining whether it can be settled or must be litigated. We protect our clients’ best interests by aggressively litigating a range of divorce matters, including:

  • Division of real estate
  • Division of the family business
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Alimony


The law office of J. Randal Hunter, Attorney at Law, serves clients in New Bern, Havelock, Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport, Bayboro, Aurora, Oriental, Atlantic Beach and Emerald Isle, as well as Craven County, Carteret County and Pamlico County. We also serve clients associated with MCAS Cherry Point.