Determining Physical Custody During Summer Vacation

2019-07-16T15:23:48+00:00

Determining child custody tends to be one of the most difficult parts of separation and divorce. North Carolina, along with many other states, has adopted the Uniform Child Custody Act and a judge decides on child custody based upon the best interest of the child. At a high-level overview, there are two basic types of [...]

Determining Physical Custody During Summer Vacation2019-07-16T15:23:48+00:00

Divorce and Child Custody? There’s an App for That!

2019-06-03T17:59:28+00:00

Divorce is oftentimes highly stressful for everyone involved. Out of all of the factors that are considered when going through a divorce, child custody tends to be one of the areas that has the highest conflict between two parents. Between physical custody, who the child actually lives with, and legal custody, the right and responsibility [...]

Divorce and Child Custody? There’s an App for That!2019-06-03T17:59:28+00:00

Your Business Has a Lot More in Common with Amazon Than You Think!

2019-05-29T00:30:16+00:00

The story that everyone is talking about: Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos and their divorce. In a prior blog, we discussed that the Bezos’ didn’t have a prenuptial agreement and what that meant for the division of their property. Washington, their state of residence, is a community property state. As a reminder, with the community property [...]

Your Business Has a Lot More in Common with Amazon Than You Think!2019-05-29T00:30:16+00:00

R. Kelly Versus Child Support

2019-05-28T17:39:53+00:00

52-year-old R. Kelly can’t seem to keep himself out of the headlines, especially recently. The many lawsuits against Kelly began in the mid-1990s and continue through present day. In January 2019, Lifetime began airing its docuseries, “Surviving R. Kelly,” which speaks to more than 50 people with allegations against Kelly. The docuseries then prompted even [...]

R. Kelly Versus Child Support2019-05-28T17:39:53+00:00

What’s Mine Is Yours: Prenuptial Agreements and Property Division with the Bezos Divorce

2019-05-28T17:40:14+00:00

In early January, Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, and his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie, made a joint statement on Twitter to announce their divorce. Divorce is always challenging for couples but will be much more challenging for Jeff and MacKenzie since they are not only are in the public eye, but have a [...]

What’s Mine Is Yours: Prenuptial Agreements and Property Division with the Bezos Divorce2019-05-28T17:40:14+00:00

Alienation of Affection in North Carolina – Infidelity and Criminal Conversation

2019-05-28T17:40:31+00:00

A recent story broke putting ‘alienation of affection’ back at the top of Google’s search list. On July 26, 2018, a jury awarded Durham, North Carolina resident Keith King $8.8 million in damages. The bill belongs to Francisco Huizar III, who was found responsible for ruining King’s marriage. An affair between King’s wife and Huizar [...]

Alienation of Affection in North Carolina – Infidelity and Criminal Conversation2019-05-28T17:40:31+00:00

Mama Mia – Marinara Millions Illustrates Equitable Distribution Issues in Divorce

2019-05-28T17:40:54+00:00

Amongst their split, Donald Trump Jr. and soon-to-be ex-wife Vanessa found themselves in a messy marinara situation. Vanessa’s father, Charles Haydon, invested in Rao’s Specialty Foods, a business that sells the New York restaurant’s famous marinara sauce. How big of an investment? About $1 million was invested into the brand, while Haydon controlled 30% of [...]

Mama Mia – Marinara Millions Illustrates Equitable Distribution Issues in Divorce2019-05-28T17:40:54+00:00

Could the Duchess’ Dual Citizenship Affect the Future Royal Children?

2019-05-28T17:41:01+00:00

On May 19, 2018, the wedding of the century took place at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom. Los Angeles-born actress Meghan Markle wed Prince Harry in a not-so-traditional, yet very royal fashion. The two met in July of 2016 in perhaps an unconventional way. Meghan and Prince Harry were set up [...]

Could the Duchess’ Dual Citizenship Affect the Future Royal Children?2019-05-28T17:41:01+00:00

My Attorney is a Board-Certified Specialist – What Does That Even Mean?

2019-05-28T17:41:08+00:00

During the search for an attorney, you have probably found yourself wondering who specializes in the practice area about which you’re inquiring. Most people don’t know this, but it turns out that using the word “specialist” as a lawyer is breaking bar regulation rules unless that lawyer is truly a Board Certified Specialist. Recently, attorney [...]

My Attorney is a Board-Certified Specialist – What Does That Even Mean?2019-05-28T17:41:08+00:00

3 reasons you need to deal with your alimony claims NOW (2018!)

2019-05-28T17:41:15+00:00

Tax law changes going into effect after 2018 will likely reduce the amount of alimony you receive (if you’re the recipient), or cost you more in alimony (if you’re the payor).  Because of crowded court schedules, you need to begin addressing alimony now to have your case heard in time to take advantage of the [...]

3 reasons you need to deal with your alimony claims NOW (2018!)2019-05-28T17:41:15+00:00