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Child Custody: A Primer

In Child Custody by Elizabeth Stephenson

There is no area of law that gets as heated and emotional as child custody litigation. After all, parents are fighting for their children and are willing to do whatever it takes to win. If you are facing the prospect of a separation or divorce from the other parent of your child, you are becoming fully aware of this anxiety, fear, and rage. But before you make any rash or impulsive decisions, consider some free advice: find a way to cope with these intense feelings in a healthy way and take your next steps with the child’s emotional and physical health at the forefront of your mind. The Spirit of North Carolina’s Child Custody Laws The North Carolina General Statutes Subchapter 50-13.01 lays out the underlying purpose of the state’s …