Gaston County, North Carolina

Gaston County is located in the southern piedmont of North Carolina and has approximately 206,000 residents. Located just 21 miles west of Charlotte, Gastonia is the county seat and there are fourteen incorporated townships in Gaston County. These fourteen townships include the following: Belmont, Bessemer City, Cherryville, Cramerton, Dallas, Dellview, High Shoals, Lowell, McAdenville, Mount Holly, Ranlo, Spencer Mountain, and Stanley.

The 27A Judicial District of North Carolina serves citizens of Gaston County. The courthouse is located at 325 North Marietta Street, Gastonia, NC 28052. Our attorneys regularly appear in the Gaston County Courthouse working on matters that involve civil and criminal cases for their clients.

The criminal attorneys at Arnold and Smith, PLLC spend their time at the Gaston County Courthouse representing their clients on cases that include sex crimes, DWI, traffic citations, property crimes, and domestic violence. More specifically such matters could include the following:

  • Property Crimes (embezzlement, employee theft, breaking and entering, burglary, robbery, theft, white collar crime)
  • Sexually Related Offenses (sexual assault, public masturbation, indecent exposure, sodomy/crimes against nature, removal from sex offender registry)
  • Driving While Impaired (boating while impaired, DWI/drunk driving)
  • Drug Charges (drug possession, drug sale and trafficking , marijuana possession)
  • Expungement
  • Gun Permit Denials/Weapon Offenses
  • Motion for Appropriate Relief
  • Police Misconduct
  • Traffic Violations (speeding tickets, passing a school bus)
  • Underage Drinking and/or License Violations
  • Vehicle Seizures
  • Violent Crime (assault, manslaughter, murder)
  • Domestic Violence (50B protective order, domestic violence defense)
  • Driver’s License Privileges (license revoked/suspended, license violations, DMV hearings, driver’s license restoration)

The civil lawyers at Arnold and Smith, PLLC spend their time at the Gaston County Courthouse and in mediation working with clients on matters that include business litigation, child custody disputes, domestic and marital issues, and personal injury cases. In addition, they can also assist you with the following matters:

  • Child Custody (emergency custody, temporary child custody, temporary parenting agreements, permanent child custody, grandparent child custody, grandparent visitation, termination of parental rights)
  • Child Support (temporary child support, permanent child support, IV-D child support, modifications of child support, termination of child support)
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Contract and Agreements (separation agreements, prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, free trader agreements)
  • Business Litigation (contract disputes, eminent domain, employment law, fraud/unfair and deceptive trade practices)
  • Personal Injury
  • Equitable Distribution/Property Division (interim distribution of property, separation property, marital property, divisible property, injunctive relief, valuation of property)
  • Hague Convention
  • Heart Balm Torts (alienation of affections, criminal conversation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligent infliction of emotional distress)
  • Separation
  • Spousal Support (post-separation support, adultery and post-separation support, alimony, adultery and alimony, modifications of alimony and termination of alimony)
  • Divorce
  • Divorce from Bed and Board
  • Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders
  • Adoption (same-sex adoption, second parent adoption)
  • Annulment

Our attorneys at Arnold & Smith, PLLC spend a considerable amount of time in Gaston County representing various clients and are familiar with the court and its proceedings. Call the law offices of Arnold and Smith, PLLC at 704-370-2828 if you need assistance.