The North Carolina family law attorneys of Gailor, Wallis and Hunt offer tips for successful cohabitation relationships.

/// 11/09/2010 The debate between cohabitation and waiting to live together until marriage is a widely discussed topic. Years of research have attempted to discover whether living together before marriage proves beneficial in the long run. Institutions, such as the Center for Disease Control and the Pew Research Center, find the likelihood of relationships ending […]

North Carolina Divorce Attorneys Discuss a New Study on Relationship Expectations and Realities

/// 10/27/2010 According to new research from the University of Sheffield in  England, and the University of Montpellier in France, most men and women express different mating preferences towards body morphology than the actual physique of their partners. According to the study, published the week of September 27, 2010, in the Journal PLos ONE, men […]

North Carolina Divorce Attorneys Report: Five common mistakes made by divorcing spouses

/// 08/23/2010 As is always the case with drastic life changes such as separation and divorce, questions and issues never before contemplated rise from the turbulent waters of change. Getting through a divorce requires both internal self-evaluation and external awareness, and oftentimes requires assistance and guidance from outside parties. Whether you like it or not, […]

North Carolina divorce lawyers explain: ADHD may be a cause of relationship woes

/// 08/16/2010 If your marriage seems to be plagued by constant forgetfulness and inattention, leaving you or your spouse aggravated and resentful, it may be time to address the possibility of ADHD playing a role in your relationship. As Tara Parker-Pope of The New York Times puts it, “Your marriage may be suffering from attention […]

North Carolina family lawyers present new study: For children, divorce lesser evil to fighting

/// 08/13/2010   When it comes to feuding parents, the phrase “staying together for the kids”  is an often used rationale for maintaining an intact family – but one that is fractured by parental fighting ranging from physical violence to emotional and mental abuse to cold indifference and visible lack of love and affection. The […]

Raleigh family lawyers report: Prenups becoming the norm among boomers

/// 08/11/2010   Raising the topic of a prenuptial agreement with a soon-to-be spouse may be a tricky question; but a necessary one, according to The Wall Street Journal. A recently published article, titled “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Sign Here” highlighted the awkward response often elicited when asking a prospective spouse to sign […]