Joint Custody in North Carolina

All custody orders in North Carolina must determine custodial rights supported by the best interest of the child.  That being said, custody is not defined in the North Carolina General Statutes.  Through case law, we have established legal custodial rights and physical custodial rights. A party may, through pleadings or motions, request joint custody in [...]

By | 2017-07-20T11:56:05+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Child Custody, Family Law, Parenting After Divorce, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Joint Custody in North Carolina

Questions to Ask a North Carolina Family Law Attorney

Whether your are going through a separation or a child custody matter, it's important to know what questions to ask when consulting with a family law attorney.  These questions will help you decide which lawyer is right for you and your family. What is your experience in the case?  You want an attorney that primarily [...]

By | 2017-07-07T09:53:22+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Questions to Ask a North Carolina Family Law Attorney

Three Short Points on Separation and Divorce

Separation in North Carolina begins the day the parties begin to live separate apart from each other and continues until the parties are divorced.  There are several things that will help a client during the process as well as legal issues to keep in mind. Considering Separation:  Check your finances:  Run your credit report, document [...]

By | 2017-06-30T08:05:18+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Short Points on Separation and Divorce

Follow up on Electronic Security and Privacy in Divorce

Follow up on Electronic Security and Privacy in Divorce This is a follow up on electronic security and privacy in divorce.  Today, I follow up on electronic security and privacy issues that are simple to address.  Whether your concern is a hacker or a prying former spouse, these steps should help protect your privacy. First, [...]

By | 2017-04-12T08:45:18+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Follow up on Electronic Security and Privacy in Divorce

Gray Divorce

Gray Divorce:  Increasing at an alarming rate. Lincoln County has seen an influx of residents over the age of 50.  Whether its the influx of communities centered at retirees, the desire to be closer to grandchildren, or lower North Carolina taxes, many individuals are relocating to our great county. With that, gray divorce has been [...]

By | 2017-03-26T17:45:14+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Gray Divorce