New Information on Uncontested Divorce in North Carolina

In the past several weeks, I’ve received numerous emails from readers who are looking for information on whether we can help them with an uncontested divorce, so I’ve decided to post some information on the process under the “NC Divorce Laws” section of the website.  Here is a direct link. The bottom line is that … Read more

How do you decide who moves?

If you live in North Carolina and are thinking about divorce, you probably know that if you want a divorce, you have to separate from your spouse for at least a year.  Unfortunately, it’s the separating part that is tough.  Legally speaking, you could request a divorce from bed & board, or if there is … Read more

NC Child Custody – Best interests of the child… What is that?

As a practicing attorney, I really enjoy clear, well defined statutes that give me good sense of what my client needs to do to win their case (if and when it makes its way into the courtroom).  One of the most highly litigated areas of divorce law in NC is child custody – and unfortunately, … Read more

New Information on NC Child Support

My goal in creating this Raleigh Divorce Lawyer website and blog is to give away as much information as I can to North Carolinian’s who are currently involved in a divorce, going through a legal separation, or just thinking about divorce or separation and want to learn more about their legal options. Today I posted … Read more

Do you need a custody evaluation?

Just attended a great presentation on Custody Evaluations by J. Albert Clyburn – a Wilmington Divorce Lawyer.  Some of the important notes that you need to consider if your attorney recommends a custody evaluation include: Does your case warrant a custody evaluation – Are you and your spouse on speaking terms?  Is there evidence of … Read more

Family Law Meetings – Day 1 in Charleston

It’s a packed house here in Charleston. Right now Michelle Reingold is doing a great job with the case law updates. UPDATE: Today was a great first day in Charleston.  I had blogged previously that I wasn’t sure about the presentation topics, but I felt that the speakers today were thorough, prepared, and overall, did … Read more

Family Law Meetings in Charleston

Tomorrow my wife and I are headed to the annual family law meeting for the North Carolina Bar. This year the event is being held in Charleston, South Carolina and the title of the event is “In the Trenches: Understanding and Preparing for Custody Litigation. I’m hoping I’ll learn something while I am there, but … Read more

My Ex left the state – Now What?

I recently wrote about what happens when your spouse leaves with the kids.  This post is more geared towards situations where your ex leaves in violation of an existing custody order.  What do you do then?  I’m sorry to say that this is a situation that happens way too often, normally, but not always, where … Read more