Introduction to Custody

2022-10-27T14:16:18-04:00

Written by Danielle Walle. THIS IS THE FIRST IN A SERIES ABOUT PARENTING PLANS AND THE MYRIAD OPTIONS THAT EXIST FOR PARENTS. Future installments will outline options in greater depth and detail. Sometimes, it is clear that the best thing for a family is for the parents to separate and no longer remain together. [...]

Introduction to Custody2022-10-27T14:16:18-04:00

Can I Recover Attorney Fees if I Win My Case?

2022-09-30T11:38:39-04:00

By: Keith Manning Rivenbark Almost every client will ask the same question at the start of any litigation, “can I recover attorney fees?” The choice to pursue litigation may hinge upon how much a client may recover and how much it will cost them in attorneys’ fees to get that recovery. Unfortunately, the long-standing [...]

Can I Recover Attorney Fees if I Win My Case?2022-09-30T11:38:39-04:00

Adultery and Alimony: What Evidence Do You Need to Prove Your Spouse Cheated?

2022-09-30T11:39:39-04:00

Written by Alexis Gadzinski First, let’s start with some background. Alimony is financial support given to a financially dependent spouse or former spouse by a supporting spouse. However, under North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 50 Divorce and Alimony § 50-16.3A(a), if that dependent spouse committed an act of illicit sexual behavior with someone other [...]

Adultery and Alimony: What Evidence Do You Need to Prove Your Spouse Cheated?2022-09-30T11:39:39-04:00

Do You Want To Move?

2022-08-22T17:57:32-04:00

Who has considered moving lately? (Me! I actually justmoved personally, and our office is moving!) Although there are major headaches that come with moving, there are so many exciting, new adventures to take, and positive memories made! But where can you move? You have a constitutional right to live wherever you can live; however, [...]

Do You Want To Move?2022-08-22T17:57:32-04:00

What is “Service” and Could it Happen to Me?

2022-07-21T09:48:24-04:00

Have you seen the headlines? Olivia Wilde, the actress we know from House, was served with custody papers by her ex, Jason Sudeikis (you know, Ted Lasso?) while she was on stage presenting at the CinemaCon Convention. A woman walked up to the stage and handed her an unmarked envelope. She picked it up, [...]

What is “Service” and Could it Happen to Me?2022-07-21T09:48:24-04:00

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate? That is the Question.

2022-07-21T09:48:34-04:00

It’s official, COVID vaccines are now available for all children over the age of 6 months. You absolutely want to get your children vaccinated - you trust the scientists who created it and want your kids protected. You and your ex have nimbly navigated all that COVID has thrown your way. You both agreed [...]

To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate? That is the Question.2022-07-21T09:48:34-04:00

How Do I Receive a Portion of My Spouses Retirement? – written by Attorney Julia Stage.

2022-07-29T17:05:31-04:00

I cannot tell you how many times I have heard a client say, “I don’t want ½ of her retirement because I don’t want to pay taxes!” Good news – if you are dividing retirement accounts pursuant to a divorce, you do not have to pay taxes! You only have to pay income taxes [...]

How Do I Receive a Portion of My Spouses Retirement? – written by Attorney Julia Stage.2022-07-29T17:05:31-04:00

When Can I Modify Child Support?

2022-03-02T11:05:41-05:00

This is a question that my colleagues and I get asked often – unfortunately, the answer is not that simple: 3 years. By law, you can have your child support reviewed every 3 years. With the cost of living increasing, specifically health insurance, work-related childcare, and extraordinary expenses, there is a high chance that [...]

When Can I Modify Child Support?2022-03-02T11:05:41-05:00

How to get a divorce in North Carolina

2022-02-16T04:06:53-05:00

Most people want to get a simple divorce in North Carolina. They want a divorce that is fast, easy, and cheap. For people who have no assets, no children, and have been married for a short period of time, a simple Absolute Divorce may be just what they need.  For North Carolina divorces, the [...]

How to get a divorce in North Carolina2022-02-16T04:06:53-05:00

And Just Like That… You Left Money to Your Ex-Spouse

2022-02-16T04:00:19-05:00

And Just Like That …. You Accidentally Left Money to Your Ex-Spouse: Three Ways You Might Unintentionally Leave Your Former Spouse Assets After Divorce   Yes, we confess we’re excited about the “Sex and the City” re-boot “And Just Like That.”  Some old habits die hard.  Speaking of, one of the recent episodes caught [...]

And Just Like That… You Left Money to Your Ex-Spouse2022-02-16T04:00:19-05:00