Family and Domestic Law- Crockett, Oldham, Pope and Donadio.
Mary McLauchlin Pope (“Mary Mac”) handles Family and Domestic Law for Crockett, Oldham, Pope and Donadio.
A native of Moore County, Mary Mac is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University School of Law. In 1977, Mary Mac became the first woman to serve as prosecuting attorney for what was then the Twentieth Judicial District composed of Moore, Richmond, Anson, Stanly, and Union counties. She would go on to serve seven years as Assistant District Attorney. In 1984 she was appointed a Superior Court Judge by Governor James B. Hunt and became only the third woman in North Carolina history to serve as a Superior Court Judge.
Mary Mac has been practicing law for thirty-nine (39) years. The last fifteen (15) of those years have been almost entirely devoted to Family Law specializing in separation, custody, child support, alimony, division of property, and premarital agreements. Her objective is to assist her clients in finding satisfactory resolutions to domestic cases in a reasonable and timely manner thereby sparing them excessive costs, anguish, and stress which are frequently the result of protracted litigation.
Mary Mac is also a proponent of alternative dispute resolution and frequently serves as a mediator at the request of other lawyers who are involved in lawsuits. Mediation, she believes is particularly helpful in reaching early resolution. Mary Mac has been extremely successful in settling the many cases in which she has served as mediator.
Dema Cranford, Mary Mac’s legal assistant, graciously receives all inquiries concerning appointments for Family Law matters. She can be reached at (910) 692-9771, ext. 223
An initial consult usually involves a one (1) hour session during which Mary Mac explores the facts of the particular case, explains the legal aspects, suggests possible solutions and presents what she sees as the best way forward.
Consultation Fee- $325.00
Wake Forest School of Law
UNC Chapel Hill