Category Archives: Family Law

Importance of Domestic Agreements being in writing

In a recent ruling, the Court of Appeals reaffirmed the importance of having agreements reduced to writing and, furthermore, having them fully executed by all necessary parties and, in this case, the judge. In Edwards vs. Cole, the plaintiff sought the protection of a domestic violence restraining order and negotiated … Continued

Child Custody – Legal Custody

Child custody cases are challenging for parents and their children across North Carolina. Both the parents must agree to a variety of rules and legal guidelines when separating or divorcing to ensure the welfare of the child. Legal custody rights can be established in Wake County Family Court if the … Continued

Tax Implications of Alimony

Divorce proceedings in Wake County family court may often involve the awarding of alimony payments.  Alimony and divorce has been previously looked at in earlier articles on our site.  Wake County family court is in charge of determining the amount of alimony as well as to whom it should be … Continued

Dividing Pension Plans in Equitable Distribution Cases

North Carolina divorce proceedings are in place to help divorcing spouses end their marriage in a way that is legally fair to everyone involved, as discussed in previous articles. Wake County family court can divide up the assets of both spouses and arrange for an equitable distribution to both parties … Continued

Dividing Debt in Equitable Distribution Cases

NC family law attorneys can help divorcing spouses navigate the complex process found in Wake County family court. Earlier articles have mentioned a couple of different marital assets that are particularly complicated to split equitably. When two spouses file for a divorce, both parties should consider not only their assets … Continued

Use of Private Investigators in Family Law Cases

Wake County attorneys are extremely important during family law cases held in Wake County family court. They can provide advice and explanations for all parts of family law such as divorce or child custody cases. NC family law attorneys can help the parties involved make sure accurate information is portrayed … Continued

Illicit Sexual Behavior As It Relates To Alimony

In Wake County, North Carolina, separating spouses must go to Wake County family court and work with the court in order to legally end their marriage. This process is quite complex, and Wake County family court looks at a number of factors to determine the future requirements of each spouse. … Continued

Dividing Stock Options in Equitable Distribution Cases

North Carolina divorce proceedings are in place to help divorcing spouses end their marriage in a way that is legally fair to everyone involved. When two spouses file for a divorce, Wake County family court can divide up the assets of both spouses and arrange for an equitable distribution to … Continued

Marital Misconduct & North Carolina Alimony Law

As mentioned before, in Wake County, North Carolina, separating spouses must go to Wake County family court and file paperwork in order to legally end their marriage. This process is quite complex and many factors may affect the future requirements of each person. One requirement, alimony payments, may be awarded … Continued

Child Support Cases involving Self-Employed Parents

In North Carolina, parents who no longer live together must each share the financial responsibility of caring for their child. Child support guidelines are often hard to understand, and many factors may have an impact on the eventual decision of the Wake County Family Court on the child support obligations … Continued