Domestic violence is a real problem that affects countless families. Whenever someone makes a false report of abuse, it undermines the issue for people who are truly affected, as well as harms those who are falsely accused. Feelings of betrayal, hurt and injustice often haunt the wrongfully accused. You may want to learn about your options if you have been falsely accused by your spouse of abusing your family.
Regardless of whether a divorce ends up in court or a collaborative negotiation, it is still stressful. After divorce, spouses have to adjust to a new life.
When a couple's divorce is finalized, as are their property division and child support agreements, they may think it is the end of the family law issues that must be resolved. For many it might be. But those Durham parents who get married again have a number of issues they should think of before tying the knot. A blended family, a family that includes married or cohabiting stepparents, has to think about their child custody agreement and how that step will affect their children.
As is clear from prior select blog posts of our established firm, Ellis Family Law (with dual North Carolina offices in Durham and Pittsboro) has a prominent collaborative-divorce focus among its designated practice areas. Our April 22 blog entry recently underscores that.