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Experienced Family Law Attorneys in Gastonia and Charlotte NC

Our Team

At the McIlveen Family Law Firm, we pride ourselves in having a truly top-notch team of attorneys that have intimate knowledge of North Carolina divorce and family law. Angela and Sean McIlveen, the owners of the McIlveen Family Law Firm,  invite...read more

Video Education Library

  At our Video Education Library, we have dozens of videos created by our attorneys giving tips, advice and answering questions on all sort of divorce and family law issues. Some of the topics covered are separation agreements, divorce,...read more

Free Child Support & Alimony Calculator

Our North Carolina Child Support Calculator will automatically calculate your standard child support and allow you to download it in pdf format. Our Alimony calculator will give you a few different alimony estates. Alimony is described as the...read more

Scheduling a Consultation

Schedule a consultation today! You can contact us by phone at (704) 865-9011. Our attorneys handle family law cases in Gastonia, Charlotte, and surrounding counties. We look forward to hearing from...read more

High Net Worth Divorce in North Carolina

What are the special factors that come into play in a high net worth divorce? While divorce is difficult at any time, decisions regarding property and the division of assets needs to be made. These decisions become extremely complex and confusing in...read more

10 Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce Attorney

Getting divorced is one of the most stressful things a person will ever go through. While it’s an important decision hiring a divorce attorney doesn’t have to be difficult. Consider the following 10 factors when deciding who will be the...read more

A Divorce & Family Law Attorney You Can Trust

The Gastonia divorce attorneys and family lawyers at McIlveen Law Firm have established a great reputation with fellow attorneys and with judges in North Carolina courts since they have spent the last 15 years of handling family law cases. Their years of experience, expertise, competence, and their high regard for the emotional, psychological, and financial matters of their clients make them the right lawyers for your case. 

Not only are Sean and Angela McIlveen experienced Gastonia divorce lawyers but Sean is also an experienced family law mediator. They try their best to help you settle your divorce or family law case without the need to go to court. They believe that a case that goes to trial will add considerably to your emotional and psychological pain. However, if your case fails to come up with a mediation that satisfies your interests, and a court trial becomes necessary, then Sean and Angela McIlveen are more than equipped to aggressively bring your case to court with only one goal in mind: To get you the best possible outcome.

The McIlveen Family Law Firm is active in the community and regularly puts on divorce seminars to educate the public on North Carolina family law issues and are proud members of the North Carolina Bar Association, Gaston County Bar Association and Mecklenburg County Bar Association.

They are sought after for commentary on a variety of issues, they are contributors to publications such as DivorceSource, LawQA, Justia and they have published 3 books: "North Carolina Divorce Guidebook" by Angela McIlveen and "A Mother’s Guide to Custody" and "A Father’s Guide to Custody" by Sean McIlveen.

McIlveen Family Law Firm serves people from all over Charlotte Metro area including Gastonia , Huntersville, Indian Trail, Cramerton, Belmont, Davidson, Cornelius, Lincolnton, Mount Holly, Dallas, Mint Hill, Matthews, Stanley, Lowell, and beyond.

Client Testimonials

Recommend to anyone!

Mar 3, 2012 – D.W.

Initially, I was nervous, and I had a lot of questions. Angela answered all of my questions which allayed my anxiety. I value her calmness and professionalism most of all. I’m completely satisfied with my result, and recommend anyone who needs legal services to just contact them. Read more reviews »

Very helpful law firm!

Feb 5, 2012 – M.G.C.

This law firm was very helpful to me. Angela made everything very easy and smooth. Whenever you are dealing with something like this in your life, you need a person that’s helpful and understanding and she was all of the above. Thanks for all your help. Read more reviews »

I was always kept up to date!

Nov 11, 2011 – A.L.

I came to Sean at the scariest time in my life. He educated me about my rights and how everything should be handled. I put my trust into him 100%. Even if I felt uncertain about certain situations and always ended up exactly where I needed to be. There isn’t any other attorney I would trust to handle such serious issues. Read more reviews »


DISCLAIMER: These reviews represent a small sampling of clients the firm has helped. Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome in your case.