Family Law Blog

Sexual Battery A person is guilty of sexual battery if the person, for the purpose of sexual arousal, sexual gratification, or sexual abuse, engages in sexual contact with another person: (1) By force and against the will of the other person.
Raleigh Family Law Attorney Raises Concerns Over New Tax Bill’s Effects on Alimony Settlements Congress passed a $1.5 trillion tax bill on December 19, 2017, cementing what is considered “the most sweeping rewrite of the tax code” in recent history. The bill impacts the most contentious points of taxation, such as greater tax cuts for corporations and business owners...
Raleigh Family Attorney Shares More Insights on Explaining Divorce to Kids As a caring family lawyer, I can help see you through divorce and many of the aspects of this difficult process...
Family Lawyer Discusses Child Custody for Gay and Lesbian Couples Considering Divorce Are you in a same-sex marriage, considering a divorce and seeking child custody of a child or children? If you are in a same-sex marriage and are considering divorce, you are still likely to encounter issues when it comes to child custody disputes in court.
Raleigh Divorce Attorney Explains Anulments & Divorce Discussion of annulment often arises when thinking about or considering divorce, especially in a marriage that is relatively short lived. Divorce and annulments are different from each other and the difference between the two lies primarily in the grounds required to support each.
Raleigh Family Lawyer: The Questions You Should Ask Before Filing for Divorce Are disagreements and differences weighing down your marriage? Whatever you may be going through, you should understand that divorce is a life-changing step, and, like marriage, should not be taken without preparation. Oftentimes marital disputes can be addressed through...
Family Law Attorney Explains Wiretapping and Interception of Electronic Information During a Divorce or Separation If you are dealing with a family law issue, the question arises... are you legally able to access someone’s phone or computer or record their telephone conversations in order to obtain damaging information?
Raleigh Child Custody Lawyer Answers the Question, "When Can Child Custody be Modified?" The saying “nothing lasts forever” can be true for many things, including child custody. Once a permanent custody order is put into place, that does not mean it is there forever and it is important to remember that it can be modified
Raleigh Family Lawyer Discusses Divorce and Retirement Accounts A divorce is an especially trying and emotional time for anyone. Unfortunately, for those with significant or substantial financial assets, the process is even more confusing and potentially stressful.
Raleigh Divorce Lawyer Explains Pet Custody in North Carolina When you think about sharing custody after a divorce, generally children come to mind. However, for many couples, pets are members of the family and there are many considerations when determining who gets to keep the dog, cat or other household pet, or who is going to pay for the pet’s expenses.