In many states, separation is an alternative to divorce for people who can’t continue to live together but do not want to end their marriage. It’s also the first step required by North Carolina for couples who do want to divorce.
Family law, especially divorce, can be complicated, confusing, and stressful. Our experience in working with clients going through tough and emotional situations has prepared us to be able to better prepare clients for the entirety of the process and help coach them through key timelines, steps, and events. If the case ends up going to litigation, we know that the better prepared a client is for that scenario, the easier it is to go through it.
The decision to file for divorce is not always an easy one. Often, you've been struggling for months or years and are finally ready to stop fighting. If you have never filed for divorce before, you probably have no idea what to expect after you file. Here are three things you need to know about the divorce process, including the time it is going to take and the benefits of having an experienced attorney on your side.
In the past, evidence of marital misconduct was often hard to come by. Divorce attorneys were usually forced to rely on the he-said/she-said statements of the parties or the testimony of others who may have caught glimpses of wrongdoing.
Things are different in modern divorce litigation, primarily due to technological advances in smartphones and social media. Evidence in divorce cases is now more accessible and plentiful than ever.
Here are some of the notable ways technology can impact your divorce case.