In many ways, when you say “I do,” you are embarking on a business venture with your new spouse. While a business can be set up to ensure each person involved gets out of the business what he or she puts into it, the same is not always true of marriage. In the unfortunate event that your marriage comes to an end, in North Carolina, there is a strong presumption that each spouse will walk away with half of the marital property – both assets and debts.
January: Annually, this month shows a marked increase in the number of people seeking information about filing for divorce. The decision to divorce is never easy and often the spouses involved have a confusing mixture of emotions. Despite the number of concerns that... read more
A common effort made to save money in equitable distribution cases could actually end up costing the divorcing parties a lot of money. In most equitable distribution cases, which is the division of marital assets and debts, the most common item of property dealt with... read more
Meeting with a family law attorney can be scary, but it shouldn’t be! In an article on Moms Charlotte, Sodoma Law Attorney Penelope Hefner shares why the reasons for scheduling an appointment with a Family Law attorney include far more than divorce. read more
Once you have had the chance to come to terms with separating from your spouse and moving forward with the divorce process, one of your first thoughts is probably, I need an attorney. Attorneys go to law school, are licensed by the state, and gain experience in their... read more
Home. It’s where memories are made. It’s where you lay down your head at night after a long day. It’s where you feel comfortable and safe. Though, if you have recently legally separated from your spouse, your “home” may feel more like a “house” these days. Some family... read more