How Do I Get Legally Separated and Divorced in North Carolina?

This article sheds light on the “legal separation” and “divorce” processes in North Carolina.  Divorce is one of the most important and traumatic events in the lives of those who go through one.   But if you ...

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In Divorce, What’s Mine is Yours and What’s Yours Is Mine (True or False?)

We’ve all been there when the wedding bells ring, vows are exchanged, the flower girl has tossed her final petal, and newly married couples slip bands onto their fingers. Husband and wife share a future together, perhaps they share last names, ...

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Can I (or my spouse) get full custody of my child?

When parents become legally separated, the first question is often what happens with the children?  Over the years, I’ve talked with hundreds of clients who range from uncertain to scared nearly to death about whether they will be able to ...

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How Do I Calculate Child Support?

Child support is among the simpler issues that family law attorneys handle.  Or is it…  As is often the case with legal matters, when calculating child support, the devil is in the details and this tends to complicate cases involving ...

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Can You Lower Your Child Support Obligation?

This is a common question for family law attorneys, and the short answer is “yes…maybe.” As with many legal questions, whether you can raise or lower your child support amount depends on your unique circumstances. Child support recipients ...

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