What to Do When there is Domestic Violence?

What to Do When there is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is a part of many marriages and relationships. It is a sad reality that what should be loving and caring relationships have violence as a frequent component. Fortunately for those who live in Wake County and Raleigh, North Carolina, there are many...
Your Day in Court: Dress for Success

Your Day in Court: Dress for Success

When you have to make an appearance in any court, whether it is for a pre-trial motion, a custody hearing or your divorce, it can be a nerve-racking experience. There are many things during the appearance that are complex legal matters that your attorney will address....
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...
Should I ask for a jury trial in my alimony case?

Should I ask for a jury trial in my alimony case?

North Carolina law, G.S. § 50-16.3A(d), allows a jury trial on the issue of marital misconduct for the determination of alimony.  The jury’s role in an alimony case is not to determine the amount or duration of alimony payments, but only to establish fault...