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Should My Child Testify At Trial?

Family law attorneys often get asked: “can my child testify during the hearing?” In North Carolina, the statute (N.C.G.S. 50-13.2(a)) only states that every decision by the judge shall “best promote the interest and welfare of the child.” Therefore, family law...

Legal Separation in Family Law

When is the date of separation? A separation between a married couple occurs when you no longer reside at the same address with the intent to remain permanently separated. Living in separate areas of the marital home or property does not meet the requirement for...

Should I Sign a Premarital Agreement?

Future spouses are often approached with the request that they sign a premarital agreement. Here are a few considerations that you should think over before signing this type of agreement: What is a premarital agreement? A premarital agreement (also known as a “prenup”...