Areas of Practice

If you live in Forsyth County and are facing a daunting legal matter, finding the right attorney can make all the difference in the world. Not only do you want someone who practices in the Winston-Salem area and who can provide you with exceptional legal representation, but also someone who is committed to assuring that you understand your rights and who will vigorously defend those rights. Kevin Altman is a Winston-Salem Attorney who can give you the help you need across several areas of legal practice including:


Civil Litigation

We all have disagreements from time to time or we've had a wrong committed against us, but sometimes these disputes can become complicated and involve infractions against our rights. Civil Law is designed to protect those rights and to resolve disputes in a court of law. Civil Litigation encompasses a wide range of circumstances such as: reprisal for offensive behavior, contract disputes, fraud, and breach of contract. The legal landscape of Civil Law is complex and involves many steps before ever entering a courtroom. It is vital to find an attorney who is intimate with the Forsyth County Courts and who understands the procedures and statutes that dictate this process.

Personal Injury

Personal Injury law protects your rights when you have suffered physical and emotional damages negligently caused by the actions of others. From auto accidents to work related injuries, slips and falls or medical malpractice, regardless of how the injury was sustained the victim often faces extensive medical bills, loss of wages, property damage, and emotional distress. And in the Forsyth County area, those can be very daunting matters to confront. It's vital you understand that you only have a limited amount of time to file a claim to receive compensation for the damages suffered. A Winston-Salem attorney who has mastery in the field of personal injury can insure that your rights are protected and you are fairly compensated.

Criminal Defense

Criminal charges in Forsyth County - whether they stem from a DUI, Drug Offense, assault, or traffic violation - are a very serious matter that can adversely affect your freedom, financial future, and your relationship with friends and family. Just because you have been charged with a criminal offense in the Winston-Salem area does not mean you must forfeit all of your rights. The job of an attorney who specializes in criminal defense goes beyond merely showing to up to the Forsyth County Courthouse. Your attorney will make certain that you understand the charges you're facing, what your rights are, and will vehemently defend you for the most favorable outcome possible.

Real Property

Your property is a very valuable investment. One that you want to protect. Disputes over property in Forsyth County encompass a wide range of issues such as landlord/tenant disagreements, breach of contract, boundary disputes, and encroachment and can affect the value of your investment or even your ability to earn an income. Disputes involving real property can be especially complicated and it is important to find the right Winston-Salem attorney who is knowledgeable of the laws concerning real property, land use and regulations.


Kevin Altman is an attorney who will give you not only the expert legal guidance you need, he will also give you the kind of personal attention that most lawyers take for granted. He lives right here in Winston Salem and is a member of the Forsyth County Bar association. If you have questions about a legal issue that has occurred in Forsyth County, give Kevin Altman a call. He will be happy to answer your questions personally.