The Single Biggest Mistake People Make in Negotiating Their Divorce Settlement

divorce mistakes

Today I want to talk about one of the biggest mistakes that I see people make when they are negotiating a divorce settlement with their spouse. And more often than not, this mistake happens when there is a power imbalance in the relationship. In other words, one spouse has always been the “alpha-dog” of the […]

Why You Should Hire a Divorce Lawyer For Your Family Law Case

Why Hire a Divorce Lawyer

Earlier this week, I posted a video on why you should hire a divorce lawyer. This fell on the heels of a post I did last week that gave 5 reasons to hire a divorce lawyer for your case. In case you missed it, here is the video and transcript. Why Should You Hire a […]

Don’t Make This Huge Mistake Before Finalizing Your North Carolina Divorce

Divorce Mistakes in Cary, North Carolina

It is so important that you properly preserve your rights to spousal support and equitable distribution (specifically dividing up retirement accounts) BEFORE you finalize your divorce in North Carolina. That’s because in our state, the courts don’t look to see whether you have divided up your property or made arrangements for alimony before the divorce […]

How to File for Divorce in Cary, North Carolina

Transcript, “How to File for Divorce in Cary, North Carolina” Hey there, Jim Hart here from the Hart Law Firm. I am a divorce and family law attorney here in Cary, North Carolina, and today I want to talk to you about how to file for divorce. In North Carolina, the process of filing for […]

Why Can’t a Lawyer Represent Both Spouses in an Uncontested Divorce?

Today I shot a quick video to review why I can’t represent both spouses in a divorce situation – even if it is uncontested. Hey? Jim Hart here. I hope you’re doing well today from The Hart Law Firm. I thought I would do a quick video today this morning. I’m about to head out […]

How to Divide Up Property During a Divorce In North Carolina

When you decide to get a divorce in North Carolina, there is a right way and a wrong way to divide property. In this video, I want to show you the right way so that you won’t make the same mistake that too many North Carolinians during their separation and divorce. Hello and welcome to […]

Why Updating Beneficiary Designations Does NOT Count as Estate Planning

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Today I did a quick Facebook Live Video to discuss something that is really ticking me off lately. Let me be clear – just because you have updated beneficiary designations does NOT mean you have a good estate plan in place! Watch the whole video for my reasons why… Full Transcript – Why Beneficiary Designations […]