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Child Custody with Unmarried Parents

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Oct 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

In North Carolina, when a child is born to married parents, the married couple is presumed to be the child's legal parents. What about when the parents are not married? Simply put, parental rights – including child custody rights – do not depend on whether the parents were married at the time of...

10 Steps of Divorce: Part 8 Property Division

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Oct 07, 2020 | 0 Comments

10 Steps of Divorce What property can be divided The process for a division of assets is very similar to the process to support where determinations are based on the financial records of both parties. One of the areas most people get confused within their divorce is what gets divided so her...

What is parental alienation, and what should you do if you suspect it?

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Aug 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Going through a divorce with children is always stressful. You worry about your kids and whether you’re doing the right thing. You also worry about how they’ll adjust. When emotions are running high, your partner may consciously or unconsciously encourage your children to reject you. This rejection is known as parental alienation or parental alienation syndrome.

How North Carolina family law courts are adapting to the challenges of COVID-19

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Aug 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Over the last few months, much activity in the United States has ground to a halt because of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by the novel coronavirus. With more than 135,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina, everyone in the state is adjusting to a new normal. If you have a case pending in a North Carolina family court or expect to have one soon, you may be wondering how the coronavirus will affect your case.

10 Steps of Divorce: Part 1 Timelines and the Process

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Jul 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

10 Steps of Divorce: Part 1 Timelines and the Process A Divorce can be a straightforward process or it could take a long time and that depends on a lot of factors such as areas of dispute, whether there are shared assets or not, if you have children, if there are circumstances beyond either control that delays the process...

Do's and Dont's: Tips to making smart social media decisions during the shutdown

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | May 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the uncertainty of navigating through our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing I want you to have to worry about is second-guessing your decisions with regards to Social Media. In today's post: I am going to explain some tips to help make sure that you make sound decisions with how you use social media in your daily life while dealing with Family Law matters.

Domestic Violence: What you need to know during a Pandemic

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the uncertainty of navigating through our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing I want you to have to worry about is second-guessing your decisions with regards to your safety and/or protective order. In today's post: I am going to explain where the law stands, how to navigate adjustments to the law, and practical tips you need to know. As always feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Custody Part 3: Communication

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the uncertainty of navigating through our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing I want you to have to worry about is second-guessing your decisions with regards to your custody order. During this series, I am going to explain where the law stands, how to navigate adjustments to the law, and practical tips you need to know. Today's focus is on how to communicate with your child’s other parent amidst a crisis. As always feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Custody Part 2: Parenting Time

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 09, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the uncertainty of navigating through our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing I want you to have to worry about is second-guessing your decisions with regards to your custody order. During this, series I am going to explain where the law stands, how to navigate adjustments to the law, and practical tips you need to know. Today's focus is a more in-depth look into parenting time. As always feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Custody Part 1: Child Exchange and Denial of Parenting Time

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 08, 2020 | 0 Comments

With the uncertainty of navigating through our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing I want you to have to worry about is second-guessing your decisions with regards to your custody order. During this, series I am going to explain where the law stands, how to navigate adjustments to the law, and practical tips you need to know. Today's focus is on child exchange and your rights regarding the denial of parenting time. As always feel free to contact me with any questions you may have.

Divorce in the Digital Age

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Nov 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Breakups are often emotionally charged, messy, and very stressful. In some cases, the breakup may be instigated by one person, and the other person does not want the relationship to end. And in desperation, that person resorts to extreme behavior that unfortunately is made all too easy to conduct...

Holidays and Child Custody

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Nov 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

With November here, many of us are looking forward to Thanksgiving and spending time with family. But if you are a parent in the middle of a divorce, you might be dreading not just Thanksgiving but the holiday season that follows. You know that the traditions you had built when your family was in...

Global Divorce Rates

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Oct 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

You may find yourself in the beginning stages of divorce. Whether you are just thinking about pursuing a divorce or you are already separated and are counting the days until you can file the official paperwork, you may feel oddly alone. Yes, you might know others who have divorced, but it is stil...

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