Divorces can be nasty; Divorce Attorneys can be nastier and with good cause. In some cases, the respondent in a divorce proceeding didn’t even see a problem in the marriage, they thought they were happily married and were taken by surprise when they received the legal documents. Then there are situations when the divorce was long overdue but the thought of the fight was just too much to handle. Infidelity divorces are painful and are usually denied by the partner involved in a relationship outside of the boundaries of marriage. When there isn’t actual proof, just an intuition and you need to know the truth to decide to either end the marriage or forgive. And in some divorces, one partner is far savvier than the [...]
A man walked into my office and sat down at my desk to share his love story. He had met a wonderful woman online from another country. They had been communicating for over a year and he was contemplating traveling over 4,000 miles to meet her in person. He wasn’t a rich man, he didn’t own a house, apartment living was good enough for him and his cat, he didn’t drive a fancy car or wear expensive clothes, but yet, to her he offered more than she could ever obtain on her own. She wrote beautiful emails, quirky texts, and they had an account set up that allowed them to talk on the phone for pennies a minute and they talked every day at 6 [...]
Some of our inquires become cases due to accusations or allegations in the workplace, during a divorce or custody battle, amongst friends or within a marriage. Words are powerful. They can be uplifting or they can degrade and when someone has been falsely accused of an action or a rumor has been spread that holds little to no truth it is very difficult to prove otherwise. Then there are the cases of he said/she said and that too is hard to disprove or prove. If the Client needs to know the truth about a situation a Polygraph Test or a Voice Stress Analysis are two ways to learn the facts. Polygraphs measure heart rate, respiration, galvanic skin response, blood pressure and other changes in the [...]
Survival: The definition of survival is different to all of us. The words below represent how an outsider in a situation witnesses how others are just trying to survive.
At the end of September, we took a trip, which had been planned for almost a year, to South Carolina. We were apprehensive due to Hurricane Florence of what would we find when we arrived. We first contacted the rental company who informed us the area was in good condition and the house we rented on the beach was untouched by the storm, the aftermath of the storm and the storm surges that had ravished a lot of areas in the southern part of North Carolina, close to where we were traveling. On our way, we stopped to visit family in Durham and traveling to that location was uneventful, the normal scenery we had viewed for the last ten years of vacationing in South Carolina. [...]