Resources – SGPNC Law

Resources

COVID-19 & Support Obligations

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…

COVID-19 – Court System Closure 3/18/20 Update

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…

COVID-19 Update & SGP

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.…

Domestic Violence Protective Order Hearings - Why you need to be there

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…

How can I help?

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…

A Perfect Pairing

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…

How Permanent is Permanent: Changing a Child Custody Order

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…

Is Naturalization right for me?

I am often asked by clients what they need to do to become a citizen of the United States.  This question has become increasingly common over the last year with the growing uncertainty surrounding immigration issues.  In order to qualify to…

How Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media Affect a Custody Case

Social media is everywhere. Some use it to post their every movement of the day. Others use it share their thoughts and opinions. And then there are people who use it to share pictures with friends and families. As social media becomes ever…
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