Family Law

Recent Posts in Family Law Category

  • How Social Media Can Affect Your Case

    We’ve all heard cautionary tales of job seekers having been denied positions or promotions due to questionable online activity, including dubious pictures or postings. However, few of us consider the potential effect social media and digital communications can have on family law and divorce proceedings. A misguided Facebook post or tweet can have implications far beyond the immediate by creating ...
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  • The Whole is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

    Practicing family law can sometimes be a solitary undertaking. Most family lawyers spend the majority of their time working one-on-one with a client. The client is usually emotionally distraught to a greater or lesser extent. You are expected to fix their situation or somehow improve it, despite the difficulty or impossibility of the task. You carry a heavy load on your shoulders everyday of your ...
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  • A Strong Beginning To A Busy Year

    The Family Law Section had a great annual meeting in May with high attendance at the seminar and a lofty party overlooking old Charleston. As your section chair for 2012-13, I am pleased to take the wheel of a juggernaut of an organization that has a proud record of service to family lawyers, the NCBA, and the citizens of our state. Family lawyers are exceptional people. They are eager to serve ...
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  • Family Law Legislative Update

    Amendments and Clarifications to Adoption Law. Section 1 of this bill provides that an adoption pre-placement assessment required to be updated to meet North Carolina’s requirements for such assessments (set forth in G.S. § 48-1-109 (b) (1)-(2) and G.S. 48-3-303 (c)-(h)) can now be updated by a person. HB 1106 / SL 2009-185 – Amendments and Clarifications to Adoption Law. Section 1 of this bill ...
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  • Cary Family Law Attorney Earns Listing In N.C. Super Lawyers Magazine

    Attorney Charles H. Montgomery has earned a listing in North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine for 2009, an honor reserved for only five percent of the lawyers in the state. Montgomery is a North Carolina board-certified specialist in family law and a Superior Court mediator. His practice emphasizes divorce , alimony , equitable distribution of property, child custody and child support. "It's ...
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