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The North Carolina Family Court Advisory Commission provided guidance to families with custody or visitation orders already in place. The Commission is stressing that parents should do their best to provide consistency and stability for children if at all possible but should work together for the child’s best interests while also following advice of healthcare […]

As a result of the Coronavirus, the North Carolina court system extended its closure until June 1, 2020, to assist with slowing the spread of the virus. A limited number of courtrooms remain open to hear certain issues. For example, hearings for domestic violence protective orders or emergency child custody issues. However, the vast majority of […]

You are most likely still responsible for any child support or spousal support obligations if you are one of the many whose income is affected with the current “stay at home” order or—even worse—lost your job. If your amount is part of a court order that amount is due on the date ordered. However, that […]

As a result of the Coronavirus, the North Carolina court system has largely shut down for 30 days to assist with slowing the spread of the virus. A limited number of courtrooms remain open to hear certain issues. However, the vast majority of hearings are continued automatically for 30 days. Tentatively, 30 days from the start of the […]

SGP is doing its part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community while also maintaining our high standards in serving our clients. In doing so, we are using other methods to work with our clients rather than meeting face-to-face. Fortunately, modern technology provides many resources, such as Skype, email, and conference calls. […]

Buried in the stack of papers with the Ex Parte Domestic Violence Protective Order and Summons just handed to you by the sheriff is a trial date. Unless the matter was continued, your hearing will be within 10 days of the ex parte hearing that you most likely did not even know took place.Attendence at the trial is not […]

3 Things you can do to help your attorney After choosing the right attorney, how you work with your him or her will have the biggest impact on the outcome of your case. Do the following things and your case will resolve more quickly, more affordably, and more amicably than you might expect. What can you do […]

7 Questions to ask when looking for a lawyer When you are looking for an attorney, chances are you are under both time and emotional pressure. But the choice of an attorney to guide you through the often complicated legal system is an important one. The stakes are high and you want a lawyer who is both […]

How do I change my permanent child custody order?   Parents meet with us regularly wanting to make changes to a permanent child custody order.  A permanent order for child custody is a misnomer because permanent orders are never in fact permanent.  The courts have the ability to modify orders that relate to children because […]

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