Alienation of Separation

Alienation of Separation

Unless you want to pay your lover’s spouse a large sum of money, it’s suggested you think twice before having that affair. Heartbalm Tort North Carolina is one of only six jurisdictions that recognize alienation of affection. Known as a “heartbalm tort,” alienation of...
The Coronavirus’ Impact on Child Custody Schedules

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Child Custody Schedules

We have all become accustomed to living “six feet apart” and the restrictions of the “Stay at home” and “shelter in place” orders issued for North Carolina. Schools, gyms, restaurants and other non-essential businesses have been shut down. We greet one another with...
North Carolina Alimony

North Carolina Alimony

North Carolina is a “no-fault” divorce state meaning that neither spouse has to be at fault to obtain a divorce. The grounds required for a divorce in North Carolina are that the parties must have lived separate and apart for one year and a day with the intent to...
What You Should Know About Child Support

What You Should Know About Child Support

Even in the most straightforward divorces, things can quickly become contentious.  This is especially true when children are involved. Parents suddenly do not see eye-to-eye and fights ensue about parenting methods, custodial time and child support. Determining child...