How Much Will I Have to Pay in Child Support?

The North Carolina laws are very clear about child support. A summary of the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines can be found here. The family law Judge assigned to your child support case will follow these guidelines with respect to the amount of child support to be paid unless the Judge determines that the guideline…

Can I Represent Myself in Court?

Yes, you are allowed to represent yourself in Court, although almost no one would recommend this unless there were no other options available to you. A common question that many judges ask prior to a trial where one party wishes to represent him or herself is: “Would you do your own dental work? If not,…

When Can I Start Dating Again?

North Carolina has an Alien of Affection statute. However, the statute only applies up to the date of separation from your spouse.  After you have separated, you may begin dating. If your divorce is contested, you may wish to consult your family law attorney before beginning to date. Although you are legally allowed to begin a…

Want to spy on your spouse? See your lawyer first!

Recently, a NC jury held a man liable for $25,400 for using a keystroke monitoring program to access his wife’s computer. Up until this point it was believed this behavior was allowed as it was not technically intercepting a message but rather reading stored information. Read more about the case here (subscription required), or click to…