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Technology allows us to take care of many issues surrounding divorce without being in the awkward situation of confronting your soon-to-be-ex. For instance, if you need to review some separation documents, a divorce lawyer may be able to e-mail them to you securely and confidentially. Couples that split up will ultimately have…

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Many people who are going through a divorce contend with difficult questions about child custody and visitation. In North Carolina, those questions are entirely related to the nuclear family – that is, the adults in the family and their children.  North Carolina courts do not formally recognize grandparent custody or visitation rights and usually…

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Most people who hire divorce attorneys are understandably concerned about legal fees. There is no simple formula. General estimates show that a divorce can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $15,000 or more. Shelling out that kind of cash can be difficult for divorcing couples, particularly because they must also be wondering whether…

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The North Carolina Court of Appeals is considering whether the CEO of the NASCAR company is entitled to have hearings and records in his divorce proceedings closed from the public. All divorce information has traditionally been open to the public because of rules that court proceedings should be transparent. Sometimes…

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It’s a definite. You and your spouse have decided to divorce. Now comes the difficult and often overwhelming process of figuring out how to end your marriage. Many divorcing couples erroneously believe getting a divorce involves filing a lawsuit in North Carolina courts and having to face a family court judge to…

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Going through a divorce is definitely a stressful situation. However, when child custody is involved, your stress level can multiply. Confronting the fear of losing custody of your child is a true nightmare. Parents must consider the possibility of losing precious time in their child’s life and missing out on the…