When considering a separation or divorce, it might be tempting to try and do it yourself. After all, there are plenty of websites out there advertising cheap and easy forms to download, fill out and file, thereby avoiding potentially expensive legal fees and court costs, right? Well, as the old adage goes, “if it sounds […]
Since October 2014, same-sex couples have been allowed to legally marry in North Carolina. However, both married and unmarried same-sex couples continue to face a variety of challenges due to limited legal precedent. Many couples have cohabited for years prior to getting married, and have acquired personal and real property often without any written agreement. […]
Around a million couples get a divorce in the USA every year. Most couples desire for the divorce to be amicable but are often left angry, resentful, and with less money than when they started the traditional court-based divorce process. There is a better way. The collaborative divorce process has six significant advantages over the […]
Just because it is not physical doesn’t mean there will be no scars. Abusive relationships can take multiple forms. Just because a person is not experiencing physical mistreatment, does not mean that other types of abuse are acceptable. The idea that a person in a committed relationship must endure harassment and fear from their partner […]
Private investigators are good for a lot more than just solving murder mysteries. In addition to criminal investigations, PI’s can be especially valuable in family law cases.
Domestic violence happens to all kinds of people in North Carolina regardless of culture, class, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, or age. In fact, about 1 in 3 women in America have been physically or sexually abused by their husband or boyfriend at least once in their lives. It doesn’t just happen to “other people.” […]
The Cary family lawyers and divorce attorneys of Alexander & Doyle, P.A. to present at the May 2016 Second Saturday divorce workshop. PRLog — Divorce may be one of the most complicated situations you encounter. Emotions may run high, and your legal and financial situation may be uncertain. Thankfully, there are numerous resources available for […]
When you’ve made the decision to leave your spouse, don’t just pack your bags and walk out the door without having any other plans than, “I’ll be at my mother’s/friend’s.” This is a major life decision. Craft your exit strategy carefully, make a plan, and prepare for the road ahead.
Documents have been called the “lifeblood” of a divorce. From the obvious documents like tax records and bank statements, to the less obvious things like a child’s report card. Gathering the right documents in a quick time frame is key to empowering your divorce attorney to present the case in the most effective way possible.
Communication within the family can be difficult, and adding divorce into the mix can greatly diminish communication effectiveness. Here are tips for putting in your best effort to communicate in a productive way that achieves the ultimate goal of raising your child.