common law marriage

Does North Carolina recognize Common Law marriages? The short answer is no. The long answer is maybe. Several states still recognize common law marriage, North Carolina is not one those states. A Common Law marriage is a term used for a marriage that is considered to exist between two parties but was not performed by…

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Finding a Charlotte Divorce Attorney: The Battle of the Sexes When Battling Exes

At one of the most fragile times in your life, you are faced with the daunting task to choose someone who will go to bat for you while you navigate the unknown territory of the divorce process. You’ll have to find someone that, prior to this day, you had no awareness of, nor did you…

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charlotte startup

Note: this post was updated October 2019 to include unique funding opportunities for startup companies in Charlotte and North Carolina. They say Charlotte’s got a lot, and it certainly does for today’s aspiring tech entrepreneurs.  Boasting the fastest growing tech industry in the United States, Charlotte is home to an international airport, a rapidly growing…

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Divorce Statistics in NC Infographic

North Carolina is not in the top ten states with the lowest divorce rates, nor the top ten with the highest divorce rates. However, if you’re considering divorce in NC, it is sometimes helpful to know more about the numbers to put your situation in perspective. The infographic below highlights some key statistics with the…

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divorce during the holidays

For many, the holiday season is a time of festivity and joy spent with family and friends. But for those that are separated or divorced, it can be stressful and draining. Managing the demands of seasonal events as well as trying to figure out how to co-parent is tough. Here are some tips for surviving…

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divorce

There are many documents that are important for your divorce lawyer to have so that they are able to present your case effectively. Some are obvious, like tax records and bank statements, and some are less obvious, like your child’s report cards. Many times during a divorce, the court’s decision will come down to what…

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north carolina prenuptial agreement

This post was updated in October 2020. Let’s face it, the topic of a prenuptial agreement can be an awkward conversation to have with your partner. Couples have commonly tiptoed around this taboo topic for fear of seeming cold-hearted, or not believing the marriage will last. However, the stigma is being challenged now more than…

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north carolina divorce attorney

Anyone facing the process of separation and divorce likely has many questions. As experienced family law attorneys in Charlotte, NC, we are here to help answer your questions and guide you through the often difficult and emotional process. What are grounds for a divorce in North Carolina? When someone talks about divorce, they usually are…

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divorce north carolina attorney

In many states, separation is an alternative to divorce for people who can’t continue to live together but do not want to end their marriage. It’s also the first step required by North Carolina for couples who do want to divorce. The term ‘legal separation’ can cause some confusion. In many states,  it involves having…

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divorce

Family law, especially divorce, can be complicated, confusing, and stressful. Our experience in working with clients going through tough and emotional situations has prepared us to be able to better prepare clients for the entirety of the process and help coach them through key timelines, steps, and events. If the case ends up going to…

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