A goal of North Carolina custody law is to enter custody orders that will withstand the test of time. The presumption is that children are best served by orders which will provide consistency and stability and that frequent trips to court to change custody are not in the best interests of children.
When your child support payment doesn’t go as far as it used to, or if you feel as though your child support payment is wiping you financially clean each month, it may be time to consider speaking to an attorney about a modification of child support.
Are you in the middle of a separation and child custody dispute? With summer quickly approaching, now is the time to consider what kind of summer vacation you would like to take with your children and what summer custody schedule you need in place so you can take it.
Divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can face during their lifetime. Typically, in a South Carolina divorce case, the Court will decide all issues of property and debt division, child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, and attorney’s fees, in addition to the issue of divorce itself. However, when one spouse is disabled, it can make things even more complex.
As an unmarried father, your relationship and love for your child was never contingent upon a piece of paper confirming marriage to his or her mother. However, if you and the mother of your child are unmarried and have recently decided to part ways, the absence of marriage complicates this already difficult situation by calling your paternal rights into question. It becomes even more complex when your relationship ends bitterly and your ex seeks to punish you by claiming child custody of your son or daughter.