Child custody attorney charlotte Meek Law Firm

The most wrenching part of divorce is dealing with child custody issues.

It is important to understand how child custody is determined in North Carolina if you are contemplating divorce.
(NOTE: For specific information on Emergency Child Custody, click HERE.)

Under North Carolina statutes, the court must consider the best interests and welfare of your children in making a determination of custody. There is no preference for either the father or mother receiving custody by statute. However, there are some factors laid out that the court must consider, including the child’s relationship with each parent, whether domestic violence has occurred, the safety of the child, each parent’s home environment, and the ability of each parent to provide for the child. READ MORE

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