An Overview of the Adoption Process

The bond between parent and child is sacred.   Whether the child is biological or not makes no difference in the eyes of the law when it comes to this bond. Both require protection and legal procedures to ensure that children are cared for properly.   Thus, the adoption process isn’t a simple one. North (more…)

Why a Prenuptial Agreement May Be a Good Idea

When you get engaged to your significant other, there is not a lot on your mind other than living happily ever after with the person of your dreams. Because of these emotions, it can be difficult to plan for the idea that potentially your marriage may end in divorce. Any plans that you make for (more…)

The ABCs of Protective Orders

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  In King Law’s efforts to raise awareness this month, here are some simple ABC’s of domestic violence in North Carolina.  First, are you in an Abusive relationship? Next, can you get a 50B domestic violence protective order?  Or, do you need a 50C civil no-contact order? Are you in (more…)

How the Courts Determine an Entrepreneur’s Child Support Payments

Every entrepreneur understands risk. There’s no guarantee that people are going to like the product as much as a startup owner thinks (and hopes) they will. And it’s possible that the market isn’t as large as originally predicted. But business owners have made their piece with unpredictability. The unknown that comes with risk is just (more…)

What to do if someone isn’t following a custody order

If you are faced with a situation where the other parent to your children is not following a custody order that has been entered by the Court, there is a way to bring the action back to court to help ensure that the custody order will be followed and the other parent will be punished (more…)

Help, My Ex Won’t Do What He Agreed To Do

In many South Carolina family law cases the parties reach agreement rather than have the judge rule on all issues involved in their divorce or custody case. There are two general reasons for this: (1) it saves time and money, and (2) the parties get to have a say and keep some control over what (more…)

Private Investigators and Child Custody Cases

Private investigators are often hired by concerned parents to follow the other parent while he or she has physical custody of the children. If a father is concerned that the mother is dating a known criminal or a father is concerned that the mother has multiple dating partners, this father could hire a private investigator (more…)

Screenshot, Print, Record….Everything

When you visit your attorney’s office – whether it is your first consultation or a regular meeting to go over your matter – you want to be as prepared as possible.  Each moment you spend with your attorney should add to your case.  This applies to any area of law, but what I would like (more…)

Doing Your Own Separation Agreement in North Carolina

Separation is truly one of the most difficult times for anyone to go through. It impacts so many aspects of a person’s life. Separation does not always mean courts and judges—in fact North Carolina makes it very easy to make an agreement on all of these matters. Simply having a drafted document, notarized and signed (more…)

Procedure in South Carolina Family Court

South Carolina Family Court is not like court you see on television.  In fact, in some key aspects, it’s not even like other real courts in South Carolina.   Of course any court in South Carolina will have a judge present and the rules of civil procedure and rules of evidence will apply. However, there are (more…)