Criminal Defense, Family Law, and Immigration Attorneys Serving Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, North Carolina

Criminal charges, family law disputes, and immigration issues are some of the most complicated legal matters people face in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. The stakes in these cases are potentially life-altering. If you’re involved in any of these kinds of cases, their high-stakes nature makes it imperative that you work with an experienced, empathetic law firm. Without proper legal support, the outcome of your case could have potentially catastrophic consequences, including jail time, an unfair divorce or child custody agreement, or the loss of your legal residency status in the U.S.

The dedicated, compassionate attorneys at Greenwood Law understand what’s at stake in these cases. We can provide the knowledgeable, robust legal representation you need in these key moments in your life. Our lawyers take a detailed, comprehensive approach to every case so we can find the optimal way forward. We have handled thousands of cases across many practice areas, including over 500 trials, giving us a broad knowledge base we can use for your benefit.

Call Greenwood Law today at 336-554-7881 or complete our contact form for a confidential consultation about how we can help you.

Why Choose Greenwood Law?

Choosing Greenwood Law means selecting a law firm known for strong advocacy, attention to detail, and exceptional client service. Our founding attorney, Dylan W. Greenwood, has been involved in thousands of cases and has taken over 500 of them to trial. Greenwood brings a wealth of experience in areas like DWI, criminal law, juvenile crimes, and veteran law to your case.

Furthermore, attorney Jessica Armentrout has extensive experience in family law matters, including divorce, child custody, and alimony. Her compassion and skill help ensure that each client receives the best possible support during challenging times.

Above all, we give every client the time and attention they deserve. Our team works personally with you to understand your rights and options, so you are well-represented in any legal matter.

Legal Issues We Can Help With

Our Forsyth County attorneys have handled thousands of cases across a wide range of legal fields. This broad experience helps us tailor our legal solutions to your situation, no matter what issue you face. We can provide representation in the following areas:

Criminal Defense

At Greenwood Law, we provide a strong defense for a wide range of criminal charges and will protect your rights at every stage of the legal process. Some cases we can handle for you include:

  • DWI (Driving While Impaired): We analyze breathalyzer results, field sobriety tests, and arrest procedures to defend you against DWI charges. Our goal is to minimize your potential penalties and protect your driving privileges.
  • Child Pornography: We handle these sensitive cases with discretion and strong defense strategies, focusing on protecting your rights and reputation.
  • Drug Possession: We can help you challenge drug possession charges by examining evidence, arguing for reduced charges, and seeking reduced penalties or case dismissals.
  • Drug Trafficking: We provide aggressive defense for drug trafficking charges, working to safeguard your freedom and rights.
  • Sex Crimes: We understand the unique aspects of sex crime allegations and defend our clients against charges such as sexual assault and exploitation. We’re here to see that you get a fair trial and will work diligently for the best possible outcome for you.
  • Violent Crimes: Our defense lawyers have handled many cases involving assault, robbery, and other violent offenses. We’ll use our experience and resources to mount the strongest possible defense the facts will allow.
  • White Collar Crimes: We offer aggressive, proactive defense for those accused of financial crimes like fraud and embezzlement, focusing on protecting your career and future.

Family Law

Greenwood Law offers compassionate and comprehensive family law services to help you through life’s challenging moments. Attorney Jessica Armentrout can help protect your interests and provide the guidance you need to make informed decisions. Some common family law issues we can help you with include:

  • Divorce: We can manage all aspects of your divorce proceedings, aiming for fair settlements and smooth transitions.
  • Child Custody: If you want custody of your children after a divorce, we can advocate for your parental rights and work toward the best custody arrangement for your children’s well-being.
  • Child Support: We have ample experience establishing and modifying child support agreements to make sure both parents make fair financial contributions toward their children’s future.
  • Alimony: We can assist you with securing or contesting alimony arrangements, focusing on achieving fair and just outcomes for all parties involved.
  • Equitable Distribution: A fair division of your marital assets is vital to starting the next chapter of your life on the right foot. We can help ensure the fair division of marital assets and debts, protecting your financial interests during divorce.
  • Grandparents’ Rights: Grandparents often play a crucial role in raising children, especially in families where children don’t have strong role models. We advocate for grandparents seeking visitation or custody rights to help maintain family bonds.
  • Domestic Violence: If necessary, we can provide legal support and help draft protective orders for victims of domestic violence.
  • Trusts and Estates: Our family law services include assisting with estate planning, including the creation of trusts and wills, to secure your family’s future.


Greenwood Law can help you through the complex immigration process with personalized and effective representation. Our attorneys combine deep legal knowledge with a personal touch to help ensure that you and your family receive the support you need. Some immigration issues we can help with include:

  • Family-Based Immigration: We help immigrant families reunite by representing them through family-based immigration petitions and making sure all the necessary forms are properly filed.
  • Green Cards: We frequently guide clients through the green card application process to help them secure lawful permanent residency in the U.S.
  • Naturalization: We help clients become U.S. citizens by guiding them through the naturalization process, making sure they meet all the necessary requirements and including all the requisite forms and documentation with their applications.
  • Visas: Finally, we can assist you with various visa applications, including work, study, and travel visas, ensuring compliance with immigration laws and smooth application processes

Contact Our Winston-Salem Lawyers Now

Whether you need help with criminal charges, a family law matter, or an immigration issue, prompt legal action is vital to reaching a favorable outcome in your situation. Call Greenwood Law today at 336-554-7881 or reach out online for a consultation where you can speak with one of our experienced attorneys.

How to Find Our Law Offices in Winston-Salem

When possible, we prefer to meet potential or current clients at our law offices in Winston-Salem. If you need legal representation in Forsyth County, here’s how to reach our office:

From the North:

  • Head south on US-52 S.
  • Take exit 110B for Cloverdale Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cloverdale Ave.
  • Continue onto W 1st St.
  • Turn right onto Brookstown Ave.
  • One Salem Tower will be on your right, Suite 300.

From the South:

  • Head north on I-285 N/US-52 N.
  • Take exit 109A for Broad St.
  • Turn right onto Broad St.
  • Turn left onto W 1st St.
  • Turn right onto Brookstown Ave.
  • One Salem Tower will be on your right, Suite 300.

From the East:

  • Head west on I-40 W.
  • Take exit 193C for Cloverdale Ave.
  • Turn right onto Cloverdale Ave.
  • Continue onto W 1st St.
  • Turn right onto Brookstown Ave.
  • One Salem Tower will be on your right, Suite 300.

From the West:

  • Head east on I-40 E.
  • Take exit 193C for Cloverdale Ave.
  • Turn left onto Cloverdale Ave.
  • Continue onto W 1st St.
  • Turn right onto Brookstown Ave.
  • One Salem Tower will be on your right, Suite 300.