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...
The Essentials of Child Custody in North Carolina

When Can a Child Decide Custody?

Call Scott Allen at (919) 863-4183 When can a child decide custody? Rather than making you read more and then giving you the answer later, I’ve decided just to say it up front: under North Carolina law a child almost never has the final legal say as to which...
No Child Support, No Visitation?

No Child Support, No Visitation?

Call Scott Allen at (919) 863-4183 Child Support and Withholding Custody Does a parent who can’t (or won’t) pay child support still have custody and visitation rights?  Under North Carolina law, the answer is yes. A child has a right to be supported by his...