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Subpoenas & Family Law Matters

Legal matters involving family members can become very emotional and stressful. When tensions are running high, some family members may be hesitant to testify or give up evidence that may relate to the case at hand. If this is the case, a subpoenamay be brought into...

Pet Custody

For most people, pets are seen as beloved family members. A bond formed with a pet is something that cannot be easily replaced. Because of this, problems can arise when determining who will get custody of a pet in a separation or divorce. How does North Carolina law...

Business Valuation đź’°đź’Ľ

The Basics of Business Valuation In many cases, one of the most contentious issues in a family law proceeding is the valuation and distribution of marital property. When the couple owns a business together, the process can become even more complicated. Because of...

Divorcing in the New Year

It is no secret to anyone that 2020 was a difficult year that brought on many unexpected challenges. Now that what felt like a never-ending year is finally over, most people are determined to make 2021 a better year than the last. The start of a new year always brings...

Gift-Giving & Co-Parenting

The first holiday season post-separation and/or divorce can be stressful for those with children. On top of coordinating holiday visitation schedules, those that co-parent may also be worried about how gift-giving will be handled.  Following a separation and/or...

What Rights do NC Grandparents Have?

Grandparents Rights in North Carolina Most of North Carolina’s custody and visitation laws address potential custody disputes between parents. Because of this, grandparents can often be left wondering what rights they have to visitation and/or custody when the parents...

Staying Safe During the Holidays

With COVID-19 case numbers steadily rising, the CDC & Atrium Health are urging American citizens to adjust their normal holiday plans to help stop the spread of the virus. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) has published “Navigating the Holidays...

Here Come the Holidays!

Sharing Custody During the Holiday Season When parents separate or divorce, a lesser talked about topic is how the extended family is affected. For example, when a grandparent and grandchild share a special bond, a major change in the child’s family dynamic can...

Discipline After Divorce

For separated or divorced parents, one of the hardest things to figure out can be how best to discipline the child(ren) following the separation or divorce. A united front can help create stability for the child(ren), as inconsistent disciplining can be confusing....