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Our office continues to operate during our regular business hours, which are 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, but you can call the office 24 hours a day. We continue to follow all recommendations and requirements of the State of Emergency Stay at Home Order. Consultations are available via telephone or by video conference. The safety of our clients and employees is of the utmost importance and, therefore, in-person meetings are not available at this time except for emergencies or absolutely essential legal services.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?”

For many parents who are going through a divorce, child custody becomes their top priority. In fact, many parents do not care that much about alimony and property distribution as they do about custody.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How will the judge divide our property?”

In North Carolina, equitable distribution generally involves three main steps. The court conducts the three-step process when spouses file for divorce and cannot reach consensus on property division through negotiations.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Does adultery affect my divorce case?”

Have you ever wondered why married couples are getting divorced in Charlotte, North Carolina? A new survey has revealed the “real reasons” why people in Charlotte file for divorce.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much does it cost to get divorced, and how does the billing process work?”

While a divorce is a great opportunity to start your life with a clean slate, there are certain things you can do that could hurt your credit score. After all, divorcing couples have to split not only their shared assets and property, but also their shared debt. We have prepared five tips to manage your joint debt and protect your credit score during a divorce in North Carolina.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much does it cost to get divorced, and how does the billing process work?”

Most people believe that getting divorced is a costly endeavor in North Carolina. In fact, some couples choose to stay married for this reason alone. While divorces can be costly, it does not necessarily mean that your divorce will be expensive.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”

The post-divorce life is never easy, especially if you and your ex-spouse share children. Shuffling a child back and forth between two households is not only stressful for the kid but can also feel unmanageable and overwhelming for parents.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?”

The decision to get divorced is a tough one. When one spouse wants to get a divorce, that does not necessarily mean that the other spouse wants to end the marriage, too.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?”

Deciding to file for divorce is never an easy decision. Many people feel as if the decision to initiate divorce is irreversible. Can you actually stop your ongoing divorce proceedings at any point in your case?

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How should I prepare if I intend to file for divorce in the near future?”

As most court operations in North Carolina have been limited since March, people who want to file for divorce during the pandemic or wish to resolve their pending divorce case are wondering about the alternatives to trial for divorces.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does uncontested divorce mean?”

As court proceedings in North Carolina were postponed until June 1, 2020, many North Carolinians are becoming increasingly frustrated about the inability to get divorced during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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