Articles Posted in Divorce

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The US Constitution’s Full Faith and Credit Clause[1] requires states to honor certain orders from other states, including divorces, child custody, and spousal support. However, not every family law matter is straightforward, and moving to North Carolina from out-of-state may present some challenges and unexpected changes. Continue reading →

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The American Psychological Association (APA) estimates around 50% of marriages end in divorce. With divorce likely to affect an individual’s mental well-being, many people experience depression and other forms of psychological distress during and post-divorce. When the divorce is public, as it can be with celebrity couples, the depression may be worse.

Celebrity trainer Chris Powell, famous for his role as the host and personal trainer on the hit TV show “Extreme Weight Loss,” inspired many with his dedication to physical health and wellness. But, away from the screen, Powell battled depression while navigating a high-profile divorce.

The Hidden Struggle and a Public Divorce

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Meeker v. Meeker, 2024-NCCOA-______ (2024).

Facts:   Husband and Wife married in 1982 and had two children. They separated in 2009 and finalized their divorce in May 2011.

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Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, and sometimes these changes can significantly impact our personal relationships. This is a truth that many, including high-profile individuals, face. Recently, NBA Star Damian Lillard, known for his impressive career with the Portland Trail Blazers and now with the Milwaukee Bucks, filed for divorce from his wife, Kay’La Lillard. This news serves as a poignant reminder that big life changes can have a profound effect on relationships. For men in Greensboro navigating similar waters, consulting a Greensboro divorce lawyer can offer much-needed guidance. Continue reading →

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In Greensboro, North Carolina, as in many parts of the world, the challenges of dementia in older adults are becoming increasingly prevalent. A significant aspect of this challenge is its impact on marital relationships. For those facing such complexities, seeking advice from a Greensboro divorce lawyer can be crucial in navigating the legal aspects. A groundbreaking study sheds light on the complex interplay between dementia staging, neuropsychiatric behavioral symptoms, and the likelihood of divorce or separation in later life. Continue reading →

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Salvadore v. Salvadore, 2021-NCCOA-680 (2021 unpublished)

  • Facts: Wife and Husband married in 1989. During their marriage, Husband would frequently change his job. Husband had a peculiar habit every time he changed jobs that required relocation to another state. He would stay in hotels and campgrounds in the new state while Wife would stay at the marital residence at the old state. Husband would also regularly return to the marital residence on weekends. This would continue until the couple bought a new home in the new state. When Husband accepted a new job in New York, he continued this habit. However, before he left, he asked for a separation on April 17, 2017. But true to habit, he stayed in hotels in campgrounds in New York, while returning to the marital residence in North Carolina on weekends. This happened until July 16, 2017—the last night he spent in the marital residence with Wife. As part of his appeal of an equitable distribution order, he argued that the date of separation should have been April 2017, not the July 2017 date.

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Dillree v. Dillree

Navigating the intricacies of divorce and legal separation is often a complex and emotionally challenging process. The recent court case of Dillree v. Dillree, adjudicated by the North Carolina Court of Appeals, provides critical insights into the nuanced nature of such proceedings, especially for middle-aged to older adults. This case is particularly relevant for Greensboro divorce lawyers, who often encounter scenarios where the separation process intersects with issues of competency and guardianship. Continue reading →

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Divorce is a complex process that involves not just the emotional separation of two people but also the intricate untangling of their financial lives. A recent case, heard by the United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit, highlights this complexity, particularly when it intersects with issues of alleged financial wrongdoing. If you or someone you know is contemplating a divorce in the future, it’s essential to stay informed about such cases, as they can offer valuable insights for anyone navigating a divorce in Greensboro, or elsewhere. Continue reading →

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In the world of high-profile divorces, the recent separation of Wolfgang Porsche from his wife Claudia, due to her dementia-like illness, offers a poignant example of the unique challenges faced in such cases. As Greensboro divorce lawyers, we often encounter complex and emotionally charged situations, but divorces involving degenerative cognitive diseases like dementia present particularly sensitive challenges. Continue reading →

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The recent announcement of Noel Gallagher and Sara MacDonald’s divorce has captured the attention of fans and media alike. Their separation after over two decades together is not just a headline; it mirrors a scenario in which many couples, particularly in their 50s, find themselves. This blog explores their story and offers insights from a Greensboro divorce lawyer into the universal challenges of navigating relationships through midlife transitions. Continue reading →