Family Law Blog

Here you will find all our blog posts relating to family law matters. We’ll answer your questions regarding child custody, divorce, child support, and everything in between. Get informed today and make better decisions regarding your specific case.

Does the NC Stay at Home Order Impact My Custody Order?

Many parents are concerned about how the current Stay at Home Order will affect their current custody order or agreement. Should they suspend one parent’s visitation? Will they be charged criminally for leaving their homes to participate in a custody exchange? The answer to these questions is no. NC Stay at Home Order and Custody [...]

Does the NC Stay at Home Order Impact My Custody Order?2020-12-15T14:45:58-05:00

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?

Is cohabitation before marriage illegal in NC? Yes, cohabitation before marriage is still technically illegal in North Carolina. North Carolina general statute 14-184 states: "If any man and woman, not being married to each other, shall lewdly and lasciviously associate, bed and cohabit together, they shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor." [...]

Is Cohabitation Before Marriage Illegal in NC?2020-03-05T14:54:13-05:00

Alienation of Affection Laws in NC

What is Alienation of Affection? North Carolina is one of only 6 six states in which you can still sue for alienation of affection. These types of lawsuits basically allow a spouse to sue their marriage's homewrecker. "So, if a third party has inserted themselves into your marriage in some way and destroyed [...]

Alienation of Affection Laws in NC2020-03-05T15:09:25-05:00

Preparing for Divorce in NC Checklist

It is important to prepare for divorce or separation as early as possible in the process. Even a “simple” divorce can result in complications. This can happen by not following the proper legal procedure or by not fairly dividing the assets and liabilities. You can help create efficiency and produce a better result by [...]

Preparing for Divorce in NC Checklist2020-01-07T17:22:46-05:00