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October 3, 2016

So we all know Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt on September 19, 2016.  And unless you have been intentionally avoiding the ubiquitous news coverage, you know Jolie asked for sole custody of the couple’s six children.  What you may not know is that there...

August 29, 2016

A new law in Missouri now requires judges to establish more equal custody times between parents.  The law requires the Missouri court administrator to develop statewide guidelines for judges “in order to maximize to the highest degree the amount of time the child may s...

August 12, 2016

In 2006, adoption by gay couples was illegal in Nebraska, Florida, Michigan, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and Utah.  As of March 2016, Mississippi was the lone holdout.  The one-sentence law put it quite simply: “Adoption by couples of the same gender is prohibited.”  The la...

August 9, 2016

Is it a good idea for me to move out of the house?  If I move out, will it affect my custody case?  Can my wife/husband file for abandonment against me if I move out?  Clients ask me these questions all the time, and for good reason.  There is a lot of misinformation o...

May 19, 2016

In North Carolina, premarital agreements or prenuptial agreements are contracts that couples sign before their marriage that can determine a variety of rights and responsibilities.  The “prenup” becomes a binding contract upon the couple’s marriage.  The couple can alw...

May 10, 2016


You have heard of “empty nest” but have you ever heard of “bird nesting”?  Probably not.  That’s because it is a very unique approach to co-parenting and child custody that is gaining traction.  Basically, the idea is that when mom and dad split up or divorce, the chi...

May 6, 2016

I get asked about legal fees every day.  How much will a divorce cost? Can I pay in

installments?  Do you offer free consultations?  With the amount of people asking the same questions, I decided to make a list of answers to some of the most common questions I am asked....

April 13, 2016

As a father, I know it’s sometimes hard to be a parent.  As a divorce lawyer, I know

it’s often even harder to be a divorced parent. The new day-to-day reality of sharing custody can become a healthy, routine part of your new life, or it can become an unrelenting source...

April 11, 2016

You really can do practically anything online, but did you know you can exercise child custody online?  North Carolina custody laws allow the court to specifically order visitation by electronic communication. Electronic communication means Facetime, Skype, Google Hang...

April 6, 2016


So evidently, Rob Kardashian visited L.A. jeweler Ben Baller to pick up his 7 karat round brilliant cut VS1 clarity (in a WS diamond eternity band setting no less) $375,000 engagement ring for Blac Chyna.  This got me thinking of a blog post I wrote back in 2011 about...

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