“My spouse and I are going to separate. We need to file separation agreement papers, right?” WRONG! There are many myths and misinformation floating around the internet about divorce in North Carolina. The need to have a separation agreement or file some sort of “separation papers” is one of the more common questions that I […]
What does a divorce actually do? [Spoiler alert: it gets you divorced but not much else]
Most people describe “divorce” as an event or process— “I’m getting a divorce.” “I’m divorcing.” Much of the free advice out there for people who have separated is about how to file for divorce when to file for divorce, and what the requirements are for divorce. Some people think that filing for divorce is the […]
How to Conduct Yourself in the Courtroom
Few people find themselves in a courtroom regularly, and if you have an upcoming hearing or trial for your family law case, you may be asking yourself what the proper decorum is in a courtroom. For those not in the know, here are some helpful tips: Dress nicely. While you don’t necessarily need to wear […]
What’s the difference between a Separation Agreement and a Court Order?
A Separation Agreement can be a useful and efficient way to settle all issues related to a divorce, such as property distribution, alimony, child custody, and child support–without having to go through the Court. It is simply a legally binding contract between the spouses. If a spouse does not follow the terms of the Separation […]
WFLG attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers, 2016 Women in the Law list
WFLG attorneys Nancy Grace and Julianne Rothert have been recognized by Best Lawyers in their 2016 Women in the Law list. *Selection criteria can be found at www.bestlawyers.com.