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Family Law

Nothing in life is more important than family, and few things are more taxing than a breakdown in the family. At Monks Law Firm, PLLC, we pay particularly close attention to your needs and have your best interests at heart.


Criminal Law

A criminal charge of any kind is not just daunting – it can haunt you for the rest of your life. To effectively protect yourself, you need a legal team with an exceptional criminal law background and plenty of resources.



We represent clients before the USCIS and provide guidance in matters relating to immigration, naturalization, visas, citizenship, asylum, work permits and removal (also known as deportation). We do not handle employment-based immigration matters. We can assist you in the interpretation of and compliance with all immigration laws as well as inform you of your rights and immigration opportunities.

Statewide Traffic Ticket Defense

We assist clients in ALL COUNTIES in North Carolina. We believe that people want three things when it comes to seeking the assistance of a lawyer with their traffic ticket. 1. They want to minimize or eliminate insurance points. 2. They want to minimize costs. 3. They want to minimize hassles. We will provide the same level of care and dedication to handling your ticket as we would handling a much more serious offense. And, for many people, especially CDL drivers, ANY ticket is a serious offense. 

Simple Wills

Give your loved ones the peace of mind of having your will, power of attorney and other estate documents prepared in advance.  

Monks Law Firm, PLLC
Reviewed from Google

4.4 out of 5 stars

Candace Wood
Candace Wood

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

Having Mr. Monks as an attorney and Toni Wade as a paralegal has truly been a blessing! Please listen to me when I say, THEY WILL FIGHT FOR YOU! They have been so dedicated and when they go to court, they mean business! It's not about money with them, they truly care and will actually fight for you and your family. They are not like these other law firms that charge you out the wazoo and sit back and stand idle in the court room, HE SPEAKS!
Toni has always made herself available, even at night. When I had first met Toni she had introduced herself to me and I thought this was not real because just when I was feeling hopeless GOD had placed her in my life and man has my life changed for the better. Soon afterwards, I met Mr. Monks and I knew immediately I had to hire him to represent me. I got rid of my court appointed attorney as fast as I could because the only thing my court appointed attorney wanted me to do was stipulate to things that were either half explained or not explained to me at all.
With that being stated, when I hired Mr. Monks and had Toni's help throughout all of my lengthy conversations, this law firm gave me a VOICE, most importantly, MY VOICE! When they say they treat you like family, they really do. In fact, I feel like they are my family because that's how genuine they are when they handle your case! They have consistently proved that they will not go down without a fight and fight they will! This law firm is a LION and they pack a strong punch. You will not go wrong choosing them to represent you nor would you regret it. Thank you so much Mr. Monks and Toni!


1 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

I have been after their office to do a simple will preparation for over 2 months (since mid April 2020). Steve Monks (the head of the business) sent me a form to fill out and assigned the task to one of his paralegals who never initiated a communication. I always kept contacting to make sure they have the information they need to do their job. And no matter what we agree upon in terms of following up, they never call back or follow up on anything. I started engaging the head of the business, he apologized for the delay due to being excessively busy these days, but then nothing happened. That was over a month ago. I sent another email, but no response from anyone there. And until now, I don't have my business done.

Demetrius Wood
Demetrius Wood

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

I would like to second my wife's review of the Monk's Law Firm and compose this review in three parts which are to provide my review of the Mrs. Toni Wade and Mr. Steve Monks, esq., while simultaneously providing a review of the firm. I had the fortunate opportunity to become acquainted with the Monk's Law Firm during a most challenging time, by way of Mrs. Toni Wade. Mrs. Wade is the paralegal who reached out to my wife and expressed a genuine concern in how our case was being handled. After countless hours of legal guidance and personal support, we soon realized that we had inferior council that simply had no vested interest in our matters. Mrs. Wade made it her business without making us feel forced, but welcomed. Mrs. Wade is very articulate and intelligent in the legalities of family law and I could literally write a book about the countless concessions she had made for us. If it wasn't for Mrs. Wade's patience and relentlessness in her willingness to assist us, we would have never known or thought about Monk's Law Firm.

Mr. Monk. Outstanding! Mr. Monk's treated my wife like as if he was fighting for his mother, sister, or his daughter. He is a very meticulous attorney WHO CARES like it's his children he fights for. As soon as Mr. Monks had taken our case, everything dynamically changed for the better. Night and day is the comparison between our former council and Mr. Monk's. Throughout the case Mr. Monks was very informative about his strategy and was very honest. In terms of concessions, he understands that life happens and made generous provisions in terms of financial arrangements. He is a very talented and formidable attorney. Mr. Monk's will show you that his actions speak louder than words. He is an absolute professional, gentlemen, and above all, a man of honor and integrity. May God continue to bless Mr. Monks, Mrs. Toni Wade, his staff, his firm, and all that they do in the name of righteous and justice as they continue their practice.

Thank you Mr. Monks and Mrs. Wade for everything and being true to your motto "We treat you like family!"