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How to Prepare for your First Meeting with a Family Law Attorney

So, you’re meeting with your divorce lawyers in Charlotte NC or else where in the state for the first time and you want to make sure you’re prepared.  How do you do this?  Tip number 1, 2, & 3: narrow down your issues! You might be startled to find that when it comes to going through … Continue reading

Celebrity Divorces: Tom and Katie (TomKat)

Celebrity divorces can appear to be done within a blink of an eye. For instance, the divorce of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes seemed to resolve itself within just a few weeks. We didn’t notice their assets being tied up in an endless courtroom battle. So the question is, how was the TomKat divorce so … Continue reading

Private Investigators

In Family Law, a private investigator can come in handy for a variety of matters including determining whether your spouse is having an affair, if they are engaging in drug activity, or even seeing if your spouse is abusing your children. You would be surprised to know that a lot of people do not actually … Continue reading

Absolute Divorce

Have you been separated from your spouse for over one year? Have you lived in North Carolina for the past six months? Do you plan to waive alimony and property/debt issues? If your answer to all of these question is “yes”, then you qualify for an absolute divorce! Also, to get an absolute divorce you … Continue reading

10 Tips to get your House in Order before a Divorce

Consult with an Attorney- You need to consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area. Divorce is complicated and it is better to know all your rights prior to making any substantial moves towards a divorce. Get your Finances in Order- You need to be aware of all your finances before a divorce. … Continue reading

Top 10 Benefits of Collaborative Law

Collaborative Law is a new alternative to the common approaches of Litigation and Mediation. It provides a friendlier and relaxed environment to foster negotiation, cooperation, and respect. Specific Benefits: 1. You can voice your opinions and feelings freely. You will know that your interests, needs, and concerns have been heard and will be taken into … Continue reading

Study Shows Couples With Modern Attitudes on Sharing Housework Run a Higher Risk of Divorce

According to a recent Norwegian study conducted by Thomas Hansen and Britt Slagvord, the divorce rate is higher by 50% among couples that share housework duties equally compared to couples with the woman doing most of the household chores. The divorce rate is also higher when a husband does chores in the home, and the … Continue reading

Privacy and Divorce Cases

During the divorce procedure, the process of finding unknown information about your partner is commonly referred to as discovery. The purpose of discovery is to help the judge determine a reasonable, although not always equal, division of all assets acquired during marriage. One way to acquire this information is through interrogations and detailed questions that … Continue reading

Gray Divorce – A New Trend

Data from a recent study conducted by Ohio’s Bowling Green State University reveals that there is a significant increase in the number of people aged 50-years-old and above who are getting a divorce. The divorce rate among those between the ages of 46 to 64, also known as Baby Boomers, has risen by over 50% … Continue reading

Getting a Divorce File and Filing for Bankruptcy

Many people getting a divorce, especially the unemployed, are under financial stress and believe that filing for bankruptcy will lessen the burden of the upcoming divorce. Credit card debt, student loans, housing mortgages and car mortgages are some of the issues that need to be dealt with during a divorce. Although bankruptcy may not necessarily … Continue reading

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