Gerrans, Dawson & Ball, P.A.

  • Established in 1990
  • Firm Size 4
  • Protecting Your Rights While Treating You Like A Person. Representing Clients Across Eastern North Carolina in Criminal, Family & Injury Matters. 2 Convenient Locations - Call Today.
  • Peer Reviews

    4.5/5.0 (13)
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About this firm

Since 1982, people in the Kinston area have depended on the law firm of Gerrans, Dawson & Ball, PA, to guide them through difficult legal issues and protect their rights. In fact, the trust we have established with our clients is evidenced by the large number of personal referrals we receive from past clients and other North Carolina attorneys. Our advertising plan is simple: We don't advertise on the cover of the telephone book or on television because we know that if we do a great job for you, you'll come back and tell your family and friends.

Our lawyers are committed to doing a great job for our clients. Just enough is not good enough as we strive to exceed expectations and get the best possible result for every client. You don't have to head to the big city to get effective representation; you can trust our local lawyers to do the job in your own community.

At our firm, we understand that to achieve the desired results in any case, whether it be criminal defense, family law or personal injury, you have to plan for every possibility. We dig deep to protect the rights of our clients, preparing every case for trial. Often, that makes it possible to achieve a favorable settlement.

Our lawyers have the experience, knowledge and resources to handle even the most complex criminal defense, family law and personal injury cases. In fact, we offer clients representation from the only board-certified family law attorney in Kinston. In addition, attorney William Gerrans is a graduate of the prestigious Trial Lawyers College, which is an accomplishment only a few lawyers in the state have achieved.

Areas of Practice (113)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accident
  • Boating Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Slip and Fall
  • Workers Compensation
  • Wrongful Death
  • Rail Road Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Dog Bites
  • Brain Injury
  • Bus Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Whiplash
  • Construction Accidents
  • Criminal Law
  • Arson
  • Assault and Battery
  • Reckless Endangerment
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Bench Warrants
  • Bribery
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Theft
  • Larceny
  • Computer Crimes
  • Computer Fraud
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Securities and Commodities Fraud
  • Insurance
  • Bank and Wire Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • RICO
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Crimes
  • DUI/DWI
  • Falsifying Business Records
  • Welfare Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Health Care Fraud
  • Counterfeiting
  • Forgery
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Murder
  • Parole and Probation
  • Prostitution and Solicitation
  • Resisting Arrest and Obstruction of Justice
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Misconduct
  • Forcible Touching
  • Rape
  • Sodomy
  • Dissemination of Child Pornography
  • Grand Larceny
  • Burglary
  • Embezzlement
  • Traffic Violations
  • Violent Offenses
  • Expungement
  • Weapons Charges
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Visitation Rights
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce
  • Modification Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Child Care
  • Mediation
  • Fathers Rights
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Wills
  • Revocable Trusts
  • Contracts
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Living Wills
  • Contested Wills
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

People (4)

Senior Partner  
Kinston, NC
Morehead City, NC
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Criminal Law, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family Law, Will Disputes, Assault and Battery, DUI/DWI, Traffic Violat ...

Peer Reviews
4.9/5.0 (9) Reviews

Family Law, Personal Injury, Other Civil Litigation

Peer Reviews
4.2/5.0 (4) Reviews

Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury, DUI/DWI, Traffic Violations, Drugs and Narcotics, Misdemeanors, Felonies, Dri ...

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Criminal Law, Family Law, Personal Injury

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (13 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Review for William W. Gerrans by a Partner on 06/10/13 in Criminal Defense

    Excellent trial lawyer, successful capital practitioner, utterly dedicated.

    Excellent trial lawyer, successful capital practitioner, utterly dedicated. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for William W. Gerrans by a Sole Practitioner on 06/10/13 in Criminal Defense

    Bill Gerrans is without questions one of the best lawyers in Eastern North Carolina. He is committed to his clients and represents each client with great zeal and compassion. Bill is devoted to legal ethics and spends a great amount of time mentori... Read more

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    Bill Gerrans is without questions one of the best lawyers in Eastern North Carolina. He is committed to his clients and represents each client with great zeal and compassion. Bill is devoted to legal ethics and spends a great amount of time mentoring younger attorneys. Read less

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