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Landmark Decision: Constitutionality of 50B’s Exclusion of Same-Sex Dating Partners

By Rebecca (Becky) Watts  M.E. v. T.J., decided North Carolina Court of Appeals, December 31, 2020 (Constitutionality of 50B’s exclusion of same-sex dating partners) In 1979, the North Carolina General Assembly added a chapter to our General Statutes to “provide remedies for domestic violence.” In these newly created domestic violence statutes, remedies were available to you …

New Age Nesting

“Nesting” is the idea that the minor children remain in the former marital residence while the parents alternate moving in and out of the house on a weekly or other basis. Many newly separated parents are opting to do this for several reasons including stability, familiarity, and consistency.

The Right Fit

During our consultations at Collins Family Law Group, you have the opportunity to ask questions and speak directly to your potential attorney. Often you will also meet our staff members and paralegals so you know who your support team is during the process.

Attorney Watts Wins Big in Court of Appeals

Protecting the rights, and sometimes even the safety, of our clients is not only our duty here at Collins Family Law Group, but it is also our passion. Therefore, it is with great pride and honor that we announce that the Court of Appeals (COA) of North Carolina has recently issued a favorable ruling in Comstock v. Comstock, a complicated domestic violence appeal handled by Rebecca Watts.