Rebecca A. Edwards focuses her practice on all aspects of North Carolina family law litigation and negotiation, including equitable distribution, child custody, child support, post-separation support and alimony, premarital agreements, separation agreements, adoption, guardianship proceedings, and juvenile abuse, neglect, dependency and termination of parental rights proceedings.
Rebecca was admitted to the practice of law in North Carolina after receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, with honors and distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010 and her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in 2012. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society. Prior to becoming an attorney, Rebecca was a N.C. State Bar Certified paralegal.
Rebecca is a member of the Family Law section of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Family Law section of the American Bar Association, and the Wake County Bar Association. She serves as chair of the N.C. Bar Association Family Law Council Children’s Issues Committee and on the Wake County Bar Association’s CLE Committee. Additionally, in December 2017, Rebecca was elected by members of the Wake County Bar and 10th Judicial District to serve a 3 year term on the Board of Directors for those entities. She serves her community as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem, advocating in court for children in the custody of Wake County Human Services.
Rebecca was selected for inclusion in Business North Carolina magazine’s Legal Elite for 2017 in the category of “Young Guns” and in 2018 in the category of “Family Law.”
Rebecca lives in Cary with her husband, also an attorney, and enjoys spending time with her two stepchildren and her dog.
REBECCA EDWARDS’ AREAS OF PRACTICE: Equitable Distribution | Spousal Support and Alimony | Separation Agreements | Divorce and Annulment | Child Custody | Child Support | Adoption | Juvenile Abuse, Neglect, Dependency & Termination of Parental Rights Proceedings | Marital Agreements | Family Law Appeals | Guardianship Proceedings | Domestic Violence | Marital Torts
PARALEGAL: Emily Kearns
What Our Clients Say About Rebecca A. Edwards
I am awed by your integrity, attention to detail and your uncanny ability to stay focused and level headed when dealing with situations that would drive others mad. I have the ultimate respect for you. And I thank you, sincerely, for all you have done for me and my daughters.”
Thank you for all your help! You are a beautiful person (inside and out) and your passion for [my child] is astounding.”
Your compassion and empathy is very healing during this drastic change in my life. It flows to my children. You are worth every penny.”
I want you to know how happy I am that we got this result, and how impressed and appreciative I am of your work on my behalf.”