Tips for primary parents when starting school | Crossroads Family Law NC
As the primary custodial parent, summer can often be small bit of relief from handling all the needs of your children because they are with the non-custodial parent. School is getting ready to start or maybe even already started for your child(ren) and you may need to communicate with your co-parent a little more than... Read More
I want half!
A good rule for expectations in court proceedings is that nothing is guaranteed and everything depends on the facts as a whole. North Carolina is NOT a community property state. This means that nobody is getting half automatically. North Carolina utilizes equitable distribution to distribute marital and divisible assets. This means that the Court’s intention... Read More
Legal Myth Monday: Are Moms Favored for Child Custody?
This is by far one of the most common misconceptions clients bring to me. “I didn’t file because I thought she automatically got custody” or “I thought the court would give me custody because I’m the mom.” This is absolutely FALSE. The majority of states, including North Carolina, do not automatically favor a mother over... Read More