Cumberland County was founded in 1754 and named after the Duke of Cumberland, Prince William Augustus. Today, about 303,000 people reside in Cumberland County, which forms one part of the Fayetteville, North Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cumberland County has a large public school system, and is home to Methodist University, Fayetteville Technical Community College, and Fayetteville State University.
Fayetteville is the county seat of Cumberland County, as well as the seat of court for the 12th Judicial District. Cumberland County is served by the 12th Judicial District, which is North Carolina’s fourth-largest judicial district. A well-qualified Cumberland County attorney should know which superior court or district court has jurisdiction over your particular case.
Recently, sheriff’s detectives for Cumberland County charged Tony Daren Vanord with engaging in sexually inappropriate behavior with a six-year-old child. Specifically, Vanord is facing charges for a first-degree statutory sex offense, crimes against nature, and taking indecent liberties with a child. Vanord was held at a Cumberland County Detention Center subject to a $30,000 bond.
Cumberland County lawyers specialize in many areas of law, including criminal defense and bankruptcy. LegalMatch.com allows you to quickly find the type of lawyers who are best equipped to take your case. Begin your search by completing an intake survey or do some preliminary research in the LegalMatch Law Library.
Additionally, the following external websites may be useful for information on Cumberland County lawyers and laws:
- The Cumberland County Public Law Library
- The Cumberland County Bar Association
- Legal Aid of North Carolina: Fayetteville Office