family law

In North Carolina, the Division of Social Services (DSS) is an agency whose primary goal is to prevent the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of vulnerable citizens, and one way they do this is through investigating reports of child abuse and neglect.  A person may be investigated by DSS if someone notices and reports the following:…

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divorce

After you’ve decided to move forward with a legal separation then divorce, fighting for your rights in family law cases can be expensive. Many attorneys charge an hourly fee, which can add up quickly. If you’re wondering if there is a way to have your spouse pay some of your attorney fee costs, the answer is “maybe.”

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divorce

When you first think, “I want a divorce,” you may feel overwhelmed with what that means for you, your spouse, and your children. Deciding that you want a divorce from your spouse will be one of the biggest, and possibly the hardest decisions you will ever make. Every marriage is unique, which makes every divorce…

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family law and divorce

Our Charlotte-based law firm is equipped to and experienced in handling a variety of cases involving family law and divorce in Charlotte & North Carolina. Our family law team is dedicated to treating each case on an individual basis and help you through a stressful time in your life and navigate the divorce process, post-spousal…

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divorce

Family law cases can often be contentious with one or both parties trying to tarnish their spouse’s reputation in order to win the case. Sometimes, one side threatens to file a Motion for Contempt against the other. What is contempt in divorce or separation cases? Contempt is a serious issue in family law cases. Contempt…

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alienation of affection

You’ve just found out your spouse cheated on you while you were married. What’s your next step? While most states have done away with this common law tort, North Carolina is one of the few states that still recognizes alienation of affection and other heart balm actions. Alienation of Affection allows a spouse to sue…

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During a time you’re likely feeling stressed and overwhelmed, it can be helpful and reassuring to know what your next step is. That’s the goal of our initial family law consultation in Charlotte. This consultation time begins your family law case. During this time, you will get the opportunity to meet with the attorney, as well as…

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After your initial family law consultation with the team, you might find yourself thinking What’s Next? At your initial consult, we will go over your case and talk about a case plan and you will be given homework. Managing Emotions After Your First Consultation The initial consult can be understandably overwhelming for a new client. In…

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How Growing Up in a German-American Home Impacts My Practice of Law

For the English version, scroll down. Ich bin eine Amerikanerin der zweiten Generation. Meine Mutter und mein Vater haben sich in 1974 in einem Kibbuz in der Nähe von Jerusalem getroffen. Ein Kibbuz ist eine Siedlung, die einen gemeinsamen Lebensstil in Israel fördert. Meine Mutter war in Israel um für ihre Dissertation über die Erziehung…

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