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General
Why We Rebranded
If you have been to our website before, you will notice some big changes in the present website. If this is your first visit, welcome. With a website that seems to be working, why change it? Well, here are some of the reasons we thought it was time for a change.
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General
Going To Court Alone?
Make sure you know what to expect when you go to court. We can help you prepare to represent yourself.
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Family Law
Child Custody Witness
Which people make the best witnesses for your custody case? A child cannot determine his or her custody, but can testify in certain circumstances. Find out whether it is a good idea to call the child as a witness.
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Family Law
Rights you lose upon divorce
Divorce is not just the end of the marriage. Divorce cuts off several important marital and property rights. You may think that all you need is a simple uncontested divorce. However, before you get the judge to sign your divorce decree, you need to understand the rights that will end upon the entry of your divorce judgment.
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Family Law
Why Your Mediator Cannot Draft a Legally Enforceable Settlement Agreement After Your Successful Mediation
The Rules that govern mediators in North Carolina prohibit mediators from giving legal advice or otherwise “practicing law” while acting as a mediator. The drafting of an agreement that can be enforced by the courts is the practice of law. Your Mediator cannot prepare an enforceable agreement for you and your spouse.
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Real Estate
Does my spouse have to sign the deed?
Even though a piece of real estate is titled solely to you, your spouse may need to sign the Deed to transfer the property. Find out why.
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Family Law
Parenting Coordinator or Guardian Ad Litem:  Which is best for your custody case?
A Parenting Coordinator and a Guardian Ad Litem share the goal of the best interest of the child involved in a custody case. Learn how the two roles differ in their focus, rights and obligations.
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Wills & Estates
Deeds As An Estate Planning Tool
Your estate planning will involve several different documents. Find out how a North Carolina Deed can benefit your plan.
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Family Law
COVID, My Teacher
Living through a pandemic requires that we learn how to do things differently. I don’t have to tell you that. School is different for our children. Travel is different. The workplace is different. These are activities that cannot simply stop. We had to adapt new ways to get things done.
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Real Estate
You have a signed North Carolina Deed – Now what?
Learn how to have your Deed properly signed, notarized, and recorded.
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Family Law
Baseball and Parenting
Baseball teaches us lessons we can apply to our co-parenting relationships. Sometimes a player must sacrifice for the good of the team.
Blog:
Family Law
When Compromise = A Win
The collaborative approach allows the participants to guide the process and work together toward a resolution that addresses the needs of both. The lawyers and their clients in a collaborative setting are all working toward the common goal of settling disputes without the cost, stress, and acrimony of litigation.