Can I Change My Child’s School?

Can I Change My Child’s School?

Changing your child’s school requires you to have legal custody or the authority to do so from the court order or agreement. There are two types of custody that are often used interchangeably but mean very different things. Legal Custody:  Legal custody is the...
Child Custody in North Carolina

Child Custody in North Carolina

Child custody cases are the most emotionally charged type of court exposure most people ever experience. Custody battles are usually tied to a divorce or couples who conceived a child but never married although they may also occur in adoption proceedings. Some child...
Top 10 Questions About NC Custody

Top 10 Questions About NC Custody

1. What is the “default” custody?  If you were never married or if you just filed a “simple” divorce, then custody can be quite messy. While everything may run smoothly if you’re getting along, what happens when you’re not? Unfortunately, many people think that being...
Custody Arrangements for a Military Parent

Custody Arrangements for a Military Parent

Historically, North Carolina has had a number of special protections for military parents in contested custody situations. Effective October 1, 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly conducted an overhaul on the custody rights of military parents. More...
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