Divorce Basics in North Carolina

What is a divorce? Some people think that divorce means everything… custody, child support, alimony, etc.   It doesn’t.   It is a status change from being married to being single again. Marriage is a status change from being single to being married. The statute: The...
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...