10 Keys to Representing Yourself or Getting an Attorney with No Money Upfront

Let’s face it, attorneys can be expensive and depending on your situation, you may not have the money available to pay a retainer.  However, sometimes your legal issues can’t wait for your financial situation to improve.  Knowing where to go for help in representing yourself is the first step towards fighting your own battles.  Our […]

Modifying Child Support:  Do I Really Need to Get the Court Involved?  Can I Do it On My Own?

Our office is often asked by clients if they can unilaterally deduct or reduce their monthly child support payment without a court order permitting them to do so.  Below are three common examples of situations in which a parent paying North Carolina child support seeks to reduce their payment and why this can be a […]

Civil Separations: Part 2 – Questions to Consider

As we discussed in Part 1 of this series, in a separation, if both spouses are willing to work together honestly to reach a resolution, it can be economical to discuss and agree on terms before seeking an attorney to draft a written agreement.  An attorney should be sought to review the terms, provide advice […]