North Carolina Board-Certified Family Law Specialist

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.


Serving Clients In Craven, Carteret, Pamlico And Surrounding Counties

Mr. Hunter began assisting clients with family law matters more than 30 years ago. He is certified as a specialist in family law by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Except for a five-year period during which he served as a District Court Judge, J. Randal Hunter has practiced family law in Eastern North Carolina since 1979. He became a District Court Judge in February of 1984 and served until December of 1988, when he decided to return to the practice. During his time on the bench, he served in the 3rd Judicial District, consisting of Carteret, Craven, Pamlico and Pitt Counties. Since 1979, he has practiced family law in the 3B Judicial District and in surrounding counties.

Randy has been married to his wife Debbie since 1980. They have three children, Patrick, Alex and Mollie.

In addition to the practice of law, Randy has served the community in various volunteer capacities. He has served on the Board of Directors for Neuse Mental Health Center, New Bern Golf & Country Club, New Bern Civic Theater and Rivertowne Repertory Players. He volunteers in the soup kitchen for Religious Community Service. He and his wife Debbie attend and are active at Centenary United Methodist Church. During off hours, Randy enjoys gardening, golf and sailing.


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.