News

Coronavirus & Custody: Co-Parenting After Quarantine

Going Back to Normal: A New Challenge For Divorced Parents? As we near the fourth consecutive month of being encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, a lot of Americans are becoming more restless. People are eager to resume their social lives even though it may...

Prenups: No Longer Just For the Rich & Famous!

With the recent surge in unemployment due to COVID-19, people are less certain than ever about the security of their money and assets. This is something that couples should keep in mind when planning for the future together. Prenups, also known as prenuptial...

Exploring Alternative Dispute Resolution

You've Waited This Long....But Are You Prepared to Wait Some More? As of today, the Mecklenburg County Courthouse has been reopened to the public for one week. To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the courthouse is taking extra measures to comply with all health...

Justice For All

Our Statement of Solidarity: In light of the recent political unrest that has made waves across our already pandemic-stricken nation, Hatcher Law Group remains committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment for anyone that walks through our doors.   ...

The Impact of Confinement on a Marriage

When we look back on the COVID-19 Pandemic, what non-health related statistics will come with it? Which ones will stand out? If the United States follows suit with China, divorce rates will be on the rise. Is it possible that being confined with your spouse for an...

North Carolina Courts to Begin Re-Opening June 1

New Order and Emergency Directives Issued to Expand North Carolina Court Operations   Mecklenburg County Courthouse to Re-Open June 1  Announced today by Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, the North Carolina courts system has issued an emergency order regarding court...

COVID-19 & Domestic Disputes – Part III

Part III: How Will My Assets Be Impacted? In a divorce, each party works to make sure they get what is owed to them. That isn't something that has changed just because we are facing a pandemic. Our country could be close to another economic crash and values of...

COVID-19 & Domestic Disputes – Part II

Part II - The Virus Cost Me My Job. Do I Still Have to Pay Child Support? Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, all types of businesses have been ordered to close their doors. This means that millions of Americans have lost their jobs and have been forced to file for...

COVID-19 & Domestic Disputes – Part I

Part I - A Cop Out for Custody Issues? When the COVID-19 outbreak began, many families had custody orders already in place. Parties knew when they would be seeing their children and for how long. However, due to the stay at home order, that has drastically changed....