Child Custody

Modification of Child Custody

May 15, 2014

An action for modification of child custody is when one party files an appropriate action with the court seeking to have the living arrangements of the child (or children) changed from that established in an existing Order of the court or written agreement between the parties. Disputes over child custody are almost always emotionally charged and can lead to bitter and lengthy litigation. Under North Carolina law, child custody is always subject to modification by…

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Choosing the Best Lawyer for Your Divorce

March 22, 2014

Amid the angst and turmoil surrounding separation and divorce, one of the most important decisions that you will make will be your choice of an attorney. It is important to have a lawyer who inspires your trust and confidence, but also a lawyer who has expertise in the area of the law in which you need assistance. Even if you believe your divorce will be fairly amicable, or you do not have a large marital…

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What is discovery and why does my attorney need so many documents from me?

June 15, 2013

In the world of litigation, it is not always sufficient to simply offer as evidence an opinion based on conjecture or recollection. The most credible evidence is that which is supported by actual documentation or other physical evidence. If your domestic case involves contested issues of child custody, child support, spousal support, or property division, your attorney will need extensive financial and personal information and documentation from both you and the opposing party to verify…

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