When Harry Breakups with Sally

We all know those couples. The perfect ones, who’ve been together so long it’s hard to ever imagine them apart. They are so cute together they are sickening, and they all make us feel a bit lonelier because we haven’t met the right person or our spouse isn’t as great of a partner as these two.   However, […]

Attorneys who Become Divorce Attorneys

We’ve been administrative assistants for divorce attorneys for several decades, and we’ve seen come to see our fair share of lawyers. At this rate, we’d probably make better attorneys then some of the people our firm has hired! Even so, there are certain things we see over and over again with divorce attorneys.   First, most […]

The Saddest Split in Buncombe

The worst divorce case we saw was about a young woman we’ll call Sarah. She got pregnant when she was 16 to her boyfriend at the time, and they were forced into marriage by her parents. They truly loved each other and made it work with both of them finishing high school and then college.   In her […]

I do … not

Just a few months ago, one of our attorneys was assigned to work on a divorce of a couple that had been married 65 days! 35 DAYS! That is shorter than Kim Kardashian’s marriage to Kris Humphries!   The couple had been best friends in high school, and then drifted apart when the wife moved to New […]

Why People Get Divorced

Over the years, we’ve learned a lot about divorces and why people break up. We’ve also talked to our friends, and they all have ideas of what they think is the no. 1 reason people break up.   Most people assume it’s because one person cheated, and infidelity does play apart in a lot of the cases […]

The Most Expensive Divorce in Buncombe

The average divorce in the United States costs about $15,000 in legal fees, not to mention any money or alimony that must be paid to former spouses. However, a few years ago, our office handled one of the most expensive divorces in the county, and in the state.   The husband in the case was an orthopedic surgeon, and […]