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Understanding “Good Faith”

In Child Custody, Child Support, Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Family court judges in North Carolina take their jobs incredibly seriously. For example, nothing keeps judges up at night to the degree that child custody decisions do. This is because judges are tasked with making huge, lasting decisions that impact the happiness, stability, and safety of children. In addition, judges understand that decisions about divorce, property division, alimony, and child support can have an enormous impact on the future of everyone involved. ?? In fact, courts have the sole discretion to determine whether a witness is credible. If a court finds that a person lacks credibility, then this can have highly damaging ramifications on that person’s legal outcome. The court can essentially choose to disbelieve all of an untrustworthy person’s testimony. This is one of the reasons that people must …