Talking to Your Children about Divorce

Talking to children about divorceWhen there are problems in a marriage, children are usually well aware of the less-than friendly atmosphere. The fact that you and your spouse are contemplating divorce typically is not a secret. Because children are keenly aware of what goes on around them, parents should make an effort to sit down with their children and have an age-appropriate conversation.

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Family Law – Monroe Divorce Attorney

Divorce Monroe NCLife can sometimes involve making difficult decisions. Unfortunately, some of us may have the unpleasant experience of having to file for divorce. Statistics show that approximately 4% of North Carolina residents will file for divorce. Perry, Bundy, Plyler, & Long, LLP, a divorce attorney in Monroe NC, will look out for your best interests when faced with this decision.

The type of attorney needed for divorce will be one who has experience in the area of family law. Family law practitioners focus on areas that include divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, equitable distribution, etc. Those who have made the decision to file for divorce should retain an attorney who is familiar with these issues.

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Social Media and Your Divorce Case

Monroe Divorce AttorneySocial Media today plays a bigger role in divorce cases than people would suspect. Courts, in most cases, do not recognize anything posted online as private.

Attorneys and Judges admit pictures, comments and videos gathered from social media sites as evidence in court.

At Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long, LLP, our divorce lawyers in Monroe NC handle divorce cases every day. We know that there has been a sharp rise in the past few years in the amount of online evidence presented in divorce cases. In fact, over a third of all divorce filings last year cited social media sites either as one of the causes of divorce, or as evidence to be used in settlements. We don’t want you to stop networking online; however, we do advise you to be cautious about what you say.

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Seeking Emergency Custody of a Child in North Carolina

Does Your Child’s Safety Depend on Immediate Intervention by NC Courts?

It is an unfortunate reality that many parents face situations or circumstances that they feel need the Court’s immediate attention to ensure the safety of their children.  When such situations arise, a parent may need to seek emergency custody of their child. 

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Do I need an attorney for a separation agreement?

These days you can find forms for all sorts of legal matters, particularly divorce and separation agreements. Many people try to use the fill in the blank agreements purporting to handle their property and debts, deal with alimony, child custody, and the child support issues.

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How To Get an Absolute Divorce in North Carolina

Couple getting an absolute divorce in north carolina


If you are making the difficult decision to part ways with your spouse, you need to make sure you speak with an experienced lawyer who can advise you throughout the entire process.  Below are a few steps that are on the path to file for an absolute divorce in North Carolina.

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