Addressing Male Gender Stereotypes in the Courts

Divorce is not frequently a neat transaction that is quickly resolved. Unfortunately, more than not, the process usually involves a lot of back-and-forth negotiations. And when children are involved, there are custody and child support considerations...

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Helping Fathers Understand How to Defend Against Parental Alienation

Regardless of the circumstances, divorce is often a challenging ordeal. The situation can become quite intense and frequently volatile, from battles surrounding property settlements and alimony to child support and custody agreements. It can be...

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Is Alimony Automatic in Divorce Situations?

Separation and divorce are usually stressful situations. Even when mutually agreed upon, there can still be certain points that are unclear. Alimony is one aspect of divorce that many people don't have an accurate understanding of, although...

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Arrears & the Pandemic: Factors to Consider When Seeking Relief

The coronavirus pandemic has made life challenging for all of us on some front, whether economically, socially, or emotionally. Many have lost jobs due to companies closing their doors or have been instructed to stay home from work because of their...

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Dads and Child Support: It’s Your Right

Many fathers going through a divorce don't ask for child support because they believe they are not entitled. There are many reasons why a dad might think this is true, but it's not the case. The money received from child support is to help you...

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The Emerging Challenges COVID-19 Poses to Parental Rights

The widespread reach of the current pandemic has caused significant disruption to the U.S. court system. Most courts are closed, hearings are being held online – there is simply no precedent for these present conditions. In addition to the...

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Putting Your Best Foot Forward During Divorce: How to Keep Your Peace Amidst a Sticky Situation

A divorce is a stressful event. There are no 'winners.' But if you are going through a divorce, there are ways you can make the best of it to have your best life now and going forward. This involves preserving the things that matter most,...

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Divorce Your Spouse, Not Your Employer: Minimizing the Effects of Divorce in the Workplace

When you're in the midst of a divorce, it can feel like the pressure is coming at you from every angle. Your boss may be breathing down your neck. Your soon-to-be-ex may be sending you nasty notes. You're not taking the time to care for...

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Tips for Handling Father's Day After Divorce

As a father that has recently been separated or divorced, you may be feeling anxious about the upcoming Father's Day holiday. While it is understandable to be dealing with a mix of emotions surrounding this day it is also an opportunity to focus...

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After the Finish Line — Enjoy the Peace of Co-parenting

Child custody battles are intense. The waiting is the worst part! As a family law attorney in North Carolina, I know that divorce and child custody cases are some of the most nerve-wracking situations. Your parents, in-laws, other relatives,...

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