What should you bring to your meeting with a Divorce Lawyer?

I often get asked about what documents or other information my clients should bring with them to their initial assessment with my office.  Some lawyers will tell their clients to bring “anything you thing would be helpful to help me understand your case,” although that is a pretty general statement, and doesn’t help the client. … Read more

Problems refinancing the marital home?

One issue that I see come up again and again in divorce cases is that of the marital home – who should get it, and how to relieve the other party of the mortgage (in NC they are called Deeds of Trust) that is associated with it.  North Carolina has some extremely bank-friendly foreclosure statutes, … Read more

How will the Housing Market affect divorce rates?

Several years ago, the bursting housing bubble had a profound effect on the psychology of couples that were thinking about divorce.  Divorce is a stressful enough decision, and when you pile on the effect of a house that you can’t sell, then you have a volatile situation.  Luckily (if you can really say that about … Read more