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Leslie Armstrong, a Charleston Family Law Attorney, combines strength and compassion in advocating for her clients and guiding them through the family court process. Schedule a consultation with Leslie to learn about your rights and options unique to your experience.

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Leslie Armstrong combines strength and compassion in advocating for her clients and guiding them through the family court process. Schedule a consultation with Leslie to learn about your rights and options unique to your experience.

A Highly Qualified and Capable Advocate

Your Dedicated Advocate and Provider in a Variety of Family Court Services

Family Law

With a background in mental health and the law, Leslie is uniquely qualified to understand her clients’ experiences and advocate for them in Family Court.

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Family Court Mediation

Leslie combines her unique dual background in law and mental health to help you settle your case with a resolution uniquely suited to you and your circumstances without going to trial.

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Guardian ad Litem

As part of her practice, Leslie represents and protects the best interests of children whose parents are litigating in family court.

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Co-Parenting Counseling

As a co-parenting counselor, Leslie helps parents learn and adapt to their new parenting arrangement to best serve the needs of their children through a new and complex experience.

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Step-Family and Single Parent Education

Offered through Changing Families 501(c)3, these psychoeducational workshops equip single parents and step/blended family parents with the tools to best develop a functional and healthy family environment.

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Mental Health Counseling

Leslie offers therapeutic counseling for clients of all types, whether coping with the stresses of divorce/separation or facing any of life’s challenges.

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Parental Alienation

Leslie has extensive specialized training uniquely qualifying her to advocate for clients experiencing the stress of parental alienation, when the other parent interferes with their relationship with their child.

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Probate Guardianship and Conservatorships

Leslie acts as an advocate for those seeking to protect their loved ones who need assistance protecting their rights, or stop another person from interfering with those rights, and acts as a guardian for individuals deemed incapacitated who need assistance and protection.

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Meet Leslie – Charleston Family Law Attorney

Leslie Armstrong Family Attorney

Armstrong Family Law was founded by Leslie Armstrong to serve the needs of families and individuals in the Charleston area. Leslie received her law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law and is a member of the South Carolina and North Carolina Bar.

In addition to a solid foundation in family law, Leslie also has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, is a member of numerous industry groups, and offers her knowledge to others through speaking engagements and teachings at a variety of events. This, in combination with an extensive list of certifications and education, makes Leslie a premier choice for families in South Carolina.


Leslie was a member of the Psi Chi National Psychology honor society at Furman University where she received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2007. From there, she went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 2011. She has been licensed to practice law as a member of the South Carolina Bar since 2012 and as a member of the North Carolina State Bar since 2013. Following licensure, she went on to earn her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wake Forest University in 2016 where she was a member of the Chi Sigma Iota International Counseling Honor Society. She became a Certified Family Court Mediator in 2015 and went on to become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LPC/A) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) in 2017.

Other Organizations

Leslie is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), the Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG), and the Mediation and Meeting Center of Charleston (MMCC). She is a trained provider for Family Bridges, co-founder of Alienation S.P.E.A.K.S., and she has received specialized training from the Center for Cooperative Parenting. In addition to her state bar memberships, she is also a member of the Charleston County Bar and the Family Court Section within the South Carolina Bar.


Leslie offers trial consulting and expert witnessing services to attorneys around the state, who are involved in parental alienation cases at any stage of litigation and are in need of innovative strategy geared toward alienation cases. She also offers consultation services to mental health professionals who have been subpoenaed or contacted in connection to family court cases involving their clients, or who otherwise have questions with regard to their rights, obligations, and best courses of action with regard to family court issues. Attorneys and mental health professionals can contact Leslie for more information.

Leslie's Mission

Every case is unique, and Leslie’s education and experience qualifies her as an effective advocate and enables her to fulfill her mission: She fights for her clients as a bold, strong, and experienced attorney, and guides them through the challenging family court process with a personalized and compassionate approach.

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