Leave Your Spouse, Not Your Life – A Look into Alimony

2022-01-10T15:44:17-05:00

“I am not trying to punish him/her; I don’t want alimony.” “I’ve always been a feminist; I don’t want alimony.” “I feel guilty I don’t support myself; I don’t want alimony.” During many consultations, people object to the very idea of spousal support for those and many other reasons. Much of the objections come [...]

Leave Your Spouse, Not Your Life – A Look into Alimony2022-01-10T15:44:17-05:00

The “Honey Do” List – Is “Get a Premarital Agreement” On It?

2021-10-11T15:13:54-04:00

You are engaged! Congratulations – planning a wedding is (mostly) joyful and fun. Your “honey do” list in planning for your wedding is probably a mile long. You need to book a venue, pick a dress, choose your flowers, sample cakes, and more. Is getting a Premarital Agreement on that list? Probably not - [...]

The “Honey Do” List – Is “Get a Premarital Agreement” On It?2021-10-11T15:13:54-04:00

Equitable Distribution and Real Drama on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

2021-10-11T15:05:16-04:00

It must be nice to be like the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Money, glamor, fame, a happy marriage…or not? If you’re a fan, you know some of the drama in Erika Girardi’s recent separation from high-profile attorney Tom Girardi. Things may not be as glitzy as they appear on the Bravo Network. The [...]

Equitable Distribution and Real Drama on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills2021-10-11T15:05:16-04:00

Co-parenting During the Holidays and COVID-19

2020-12-15T11:19:07-05:00

By Matthew Marcellino We all know the Holidays can be a bit stressful, whether it’s setting up decorations, Christmas shopping, or planning Holiday travel. Going through a divorce or separation will add an additional layer of stress to the Holidays when new traditions must be adopted to accommodate new family structures and schedules. And [...]

Co-parenting During the Holidays and COVID-192020-12-15T11:19:07-05:00

Facing a Separation Post-Covid-19

2021-10-11T16:40:34-04:00

By Jennifer Moore The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on our everyday lives. From our health and livelihood to our businesses and daily routines, 2020 and 2021 have not gone as expected. With the added stress of conflicting schedules and working from home, you may realize your marriage has taken a big hit. If [...]

Facing a Separation Post-Covid-192021-10-11T16:40:34-04:00

Is North Carolina easing its Coronavirus restrictions?

2021-02-15T15:27:44-05:00

By Matthew Marcellino Is North Carolina easing its Coronavirus restrictions? Yes. Well, maybe. We’ll find out on May 8. Governor Cooper’s Executive Order 121, that being our current reality of the Stay-At-Home Order, was set to expire at the end of April. I’m sure you’ve heard, Governor Cooper extended North Carolina’s stay-at-home order through [...]

Is North Carolina easing its Coronavirus restrictions?2021-02-15T15:27:44-05:00

Family Court Advisory Commission Summarizes Co-parenting Issues During Coronavirus

2021-02-15T15:17:00-05:00

By Danielle Walle In a previous blog post, I answered some of the common questions we receive from parents regarding coronavirus here. As coronavirus is seeming less “new” and the reality of living in a global pandemic is sinking in, parents who share custody of their children have even more questions. The spread of [...]

Family Court Advisory Commission Summarizes Co-parenting Issues During Coronavirus2021-02-15T15:17:00-05:00

Divorce Rates to Possibly Spike after COVID-19

2020-04-27T11:11:44-04:00

By Jovanna Mastro If sharing your home with your spouse is starting to feel more like a prison during this stay-at-home order period, just know you are not alone. Couples all over the globe are trying to adjust to a new way of life that involves staying/working at home with their spouses and families. [...]

Divorce Rates to Possibly Spike after COVID-192020-04-27T11:11:44-04:00

Mediation in the Time of the Coronavirus

2020-04-08T13:26:43-04:00

COVID-19, Coronavirus, Pandemic……oh my! What do I do now?By Deborah DilmanWe’ve all been dealing with the coronavirus pandemic since the beginning of March. After the rush for toilet paper, other paper products, and food staples, we have now moved into life at home, practicing social distancing and generally staying inside. We now have a lot [...]

Mediation in the Time of the Coronavirus2020-04-08T13:26:43-04:00

Co-parenting issues during the COVID-19 outbreak

2020-04-03T14:35:43-04:00

By Danielle Walle Concerns regarding the health and safety of children have exploded as the reality of Covid-19 has really started to sink in. The state of North Carolina issued a Stay-at-Home Order effective as of Monday, March 30, 2020. There are daily speeches from the president, frequent speeches from the North Carolina governor’s office, presentations from Mecklenburg [...]

Co-parenting issues during the COVID-19 outbreak2020-04-03T14:35:43-04:00