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2019 NC Family Law Rising Stars Magazine Header
Apple Payne Law, PLLC is honored to announce that firm attorney & partner Ronald D. Payne II was selected for the third straight year to the North Carolina Family Law Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to [...]

We’re growing!

Apple Payne Law, PLLC is excited to announce we are now hiring to join our growing team! We are looking for a team-oriented, goal driven professional to serve as a paralegal/legal assistant - primarily in family law, but also in estate planning, business advising and with traffic matters! For more information, check out our careers [...]

A Prayer for our teachers

As we start back to school here in North Carolina, I'm reminded of my days in the classroom and of the victories and struggles that lie ahead. As many of you know, my wife is also a teacher and Mary is a former teacher and likewise married to a teacher. We also have our own [...]

Do you find yourself wondering if you need to be hiring a family law attorney? Maybe your spouse has hinted at divorce, or your ex is threatening to withhold the kids for summer vacation if you don’t do ______ the way they want you to. Possibly you both know a separation is coming and you […]

Probation Violation - Now What?

Remember from our last blog that probation is an active jail sentence on pause for a certain period of time while you are ordered to do certain things and ordered not to do certain other things. If you don’t do what you’re supposed to do, or you do things you’re not supposed to do, then […]

2017 Super Lawyers Magazine Ron Payne Rising Star
Ronald D. Payne II, Firm Founder and Senior Managing Partner Payne Law, PLLC is honored to announce that firm attorney & senior managing partner Ronald D. Payne II has been selected to the 2017 North Carolina Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research [...]

A common question that attorneys get is: Do I REALLY need to hire a lawyer for my traffic ticket? Read here to learn what our attorneys have to say:

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, one of the most iconic couples of the past decade, are separating. Angelina filed for divorce, stating that their separation began on September 15, 2016. While most news articles claim that the divorce was made for the “health of the family,” there are rumbles that Brad’s substance abuse and anger […]

Last week, we wrote about David Bowie. This past Sunday, we had the privilege of watching the biggest game of the year, Super Bowl 50, among 15 or so of our family and friends. When it was all said and done, unfortunately my Carolina Panthers lost, but not until the put up a good fight against […]

Like many of you, we were saddened to hear of David Bowie’s passing. During his lifetime, he sold an estimated 140 million records worldwide. In the UK, he was awarded nine platinum album certifications, eleven gold and eight silver, and released ten number-one albums. In the US, he received five platinum and seven gold certifications. (1) […]