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...
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...
Should I Settle My Raleigh Custody Case?

Should I Settle My Raleigh Custody Case?

Call Scott Allen at (919) 863-4183 Raleigh Child Custody Attorney Scott Allen on Settling Child Custody Child custody decisions are often the most difficult part of any divorce.  I get asked this question all the time:  “Scott, should I settle my child custody...
Should I Settle My Raleigh Custody Case?

Best Interest of the Child in North Carolina

Call Scott Allen at (919) 863-4183 NC law states that custody should be determined by what is in “the best interest of the child.”   Unfortunately, parents often disagree on what is best for their children.  I have practiced divorce law in Raleigh and other counties...