Joy M. Chappell

Attorney in Gastonia, NC
Primary practice focus is family law cases. Also provides private pro bono legal services to indigent clients referred through Gaston County Legal Aid of North Carolina, Inc.; Volunteer attorney for Wills for Heroes Events sponsored by North Carolina Bar Association in Gaston County; Advisor to the Gaston College Paralegal Department Advisory Committee; Represents indigent clients in DSS child support enforcement actions as a court-appointed private counsel for Gaston County.

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Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Child Support
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Alimony


Client Rating

Overall Client Rating

in Family Law, Labor and Employment and Contracts
5.0 out of 5.0

Communication Ability
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Value for Money

  • Data based on 10 reviews
  • Recommended by 10 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 06/05/13
Posted by a Consumer on 06/05/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Hands down the best lawyer in her field. I wouldn't recommend anyone look any further than Ms. Chappell. You are the greatest and I can't thank you enough for your services.
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/22/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Ms. Chappell is an excellent attorney and charged a very reasonable rate for my divorce. I highly recommend her!
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/20/13
5.0 out of 5.0
I would not hesitate to recommend Ms. Chappell to anyone needing representation in her areas of practice.
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/18/13
5.0 out of 5.0
I would recommend Ms. Chappell's services to others.
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/16/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Joy was very supportive. She was always available to answer questions and included me in every decision.
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Posted by a Consumer on 03/13/13
5.0 out of 5.0
Mrs.Chappell was very helpful in preparing the separation agreement for my ex wife and I. She was always quick to return phone calls or e-mails to answer any questions that I had during the whole process. It was nice to have a peace of mind knowing that she was taking care of things and working in my best interest.
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Experience & Credentials


Attorney at Law

Admission Details

Admitted in 2009, North Carolina and U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
2012, Gaston County Bar

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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Law School Attended

    Charlotte School of Law
    Class of 2009

    University Attended

    Gardner Webb University
    Class of 2001

    Regis University
    Class of 2003

    Birth Information

    Born in 1973
    Gastonia, North Carolina, October 30, 1973

    Associations & Memberships

    Gaston County Bar Association; North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Advocates for Justice; North Carolina Bar Association.

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    Office Information
    Joy M. Chappell
    Attorney at Law
     420 East Long Avenue, P.O. Box 2206,
    Gastonia, NC 28053-2206


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