2023 September

Who Gets the Pets?

It is easy to get attached to a pet, especially cats and dogs. They bring us comfort, keep us company, and become part of the family. But what happens to those pets when their owners split? Pets are personal property When a relationship goes south, figuring out who gets to keep the pets can become a contentious fight and often pets are used as a bargaining chip in divorces. State laws, including North Carolina, consider… Read More

Dale Stephenson Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Ward Family Law Group is pleased to announce that once again Attorney Dale Stephenson is recognized in the fourth edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ for her high caliber work in Family Law. Best Lawyers released their 2024 recognitions publicly on August 17, 2023. This recognition acknowledges her outstanding reputation as an attorney and advocate, and we are extremely proud of Dale’s accomplishment and her continued dedication to her clients and the profession. Best Lawyers… Read More