The Intricacies of Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples

The Intricacies of Estate Planning for Same Sex Couples

When the Supreme Court announced its decision in Obergefell v. Hodges* last summer, it was rightly viewed as a victory for equality for same-sex couples across the country. As a result of the ruling, same-sex marriages that had once been ignored, disregarded, or...read more
Summer Travel Tips In Case of Emergency

Summer Travel Tips In Case of Emergency

Summer is the time of year when kids get to enjoy time off from the demands of school. Often this involves trips with their family, but sometimes kids also have the benefit of travelling with friends of their own, without their parents. In other cases, parents have...read more

Need an Estate Planning Attorney?

Do you have an estate plan in place?  Do you know who your children would live with if you died tomorrow?  Do you know how your assets would be distributed?  These are tough topics that no one likes to think about, but there is no time like the present to schedule an...read more
Can My Child Choose?

Can My Child Choose?

It is commonly misunderstood in North Carolina family law cases that there is a certain age in which a child can choose the parent with whom he or she wants to reside.  In consultations, moms and dads will regularly tell me that they were holding out on their...read more

Appealing Family Law Matters

In the past year, there is a good chance that you heard of at least one of the high-profile family law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court.  To list a few, there was the decision upholding (most of) the Affordable Care Act, the decision invalidating the...read more

Guiding Your Family Through Divorce

Nicole Sodoma recently posted first of a short series on MomsCharlotte.com. This Charlotte Observer online  community is an invaluable to resource to many.  Over the next few months, Ms. Sodoma will be writing about various questions that the Family Law Attorneys at...read more