No, there is no such thing as common law marriage in North Carolina. Most jurisdictions in the United States have discarded the notion that couples can declare themselves married simply by living together as man and wife for a period… Read More
Questions about an injury claim, workers’ compensation claim or a divorce or custody issue? We want you to call us and ask your questions at (910) 341-7570. There is almost always a lawyer available to speak with you. The call is free and there is no obligation. If you prefer, you can gather more information on this site before you call. We answer many of the most frequently asked questions here.
My husband and I were married in Dallas in 2009. Even though we were married in Texas, can we get a divorce in North Carolina? Yes. Article IV, Section 1 of the United States Constitution contains what is called the… Read More
I have a child custody and or child support order and the other parent is not paying; what can I do? What is contempt? There are several ways to ensure payment of child support once there is an order in… Read More
At some point, yes, you will want local legal representation. You certainly need legal advice immediately. As a service member on active duty, you can get free legal advice through the military’s legal division, the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.… Read More