Custody Review Hearing

Custody Review Hearing

Custody Review and Compliance Hearings In many custody cases, the court will implement a custody review hearing strategy to ensure that the custody and visitation plan that has been put in place stays on track and that the parties are complying with the court’s...
Presumption of Joint Custody?

Presumption of Joint Custody?

Joint Custody Joint custody as a place where judges start their analysis has not been the law of North Carolina.   In fact, for many decades in North Carolina, the standard that judges use in a custody cased is the “best interest of the child.”     In...
Temporary Custody in North Carolina

Temporary Custody in North Carolina

Temporary child custody is an important component of the trial court’s powers to protect children in North Carolina. Temporary custody in NC is covered by statutes found in Chapter 50.  A temporary custody order is often entered by NC courts.  Often this occurs...