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Kay Bolaños

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Charlotte Family Law AttorneyKay Bolaños is a committed family law attorney based in the Charlotte office renowned for her compassionate and skilled legal representation in all areas of family law. Her practice spans a comprehensive range of family law matters, including child custody, support, alimony, domestic violence, equitable distribution, divorce, mediation, and separation agreements.

Journey to Family Law

Roots and Education: Bolaños' journey in the legal field commenced in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Metropolitan State University. Her initial legal experience was at a large non-profit firm, assisting with divorce, and custody matters, sparking her passion for family law.

Legal Education and Advocacy: Furthering her education at St. Thomas School of Law, Bolaños gained a deeper understanding of the legal complexities in family matters. As a Certified Student Attorney at the same non-profit, she came full circle, advocating for those in need. After law school, she has exclusively focused on family law, driven by a desire to assist clients in overcoming legal challenges and making empowered decisions.

A Firm, Assertive Approach in the Courtroom

Bolaños is known for her assertive, no-nonsense approach in the courtroom, especially in high-stakes cases. Her expertise has been recognized by her clients with the prestigious Avvo Client Choice Award for 2023, reflecting her commitment to excellence in client service and legal representation. She is steadfast in advocating for the rights and interests of her clients and their families, ensuring that they receive the best possible legal outcomes.

Personal Life and Values

Now calling North Carolina home, Bolaños enjoys milder winters compared to Minnesota. Outside the courtroom, she is passionate about thrifting, road trips, and outdoor activities with her family. Her involvement in renovating their colonial home and participating in her children's sports activities keeps her connected to the community and embodies the family values central to her practice in family law.

Kay Bolaños: Your Advocate for Family Matters

In every case, Bolaños aims to be more than just a legal representative; she strives to be a trusted advisor and a staunch advocate. Winning the Avvo Client Choice Award for 2023 is a testament to her dedication to client satisfaction and legal excellence. Whether it's navigating the intricacies of child custody or advocating for fair alimony, her goal is to ensure that clients are fully supported and confidently informed throughout their legal journey.

Kirsten Kimberly "Kay" Bolanos Clients’ Choice Award 2023


    • Client Choice Award, Avvo 2023


      • North Carolina State Bar
      • Minnesota State Bar
      • Mecklenburg County Bar Association


      • St. Thomas School of Law, J.D.
      • Metropolitan State University, B.A. Criminal Justice
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