44 episodes

Veteran Divorce, Child Custody, & Family Law Attorney, Leigh Sellers, serves as your guide through the foreign world of Splitsville – an alien place with its own rules, its own expectations, and even its own language. You won't find it on Google Maps, and your GPS won't work here. So if you’re feeling lost, you’re in the right place. With decades of experience serving clients in North Carolina (Charlotte, Monroe, Waxhaw, Concord, Gastonia, Weddington, NC) and South Carolina (Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Indian Land, Lancaster, SC), Leigh Sellers is the attorney with the answers you seek. This podcast tackles some of the trickiest topics in the family law field, including separation, how to get a divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, adultery, division of property, and more. To find out more or to schedule a consultation, call (704) 412-9101 or e-mail info@touchstonefamilylaw.com.

Welcome to Splitsville -- your off-ramp to getting on with your life.

Welcome to Splitsville | Navigating Divorce in a Modern World Leigh Sellers, NC & SC Lawyer

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Veteran Divorce, Child Custody, & Family Law Attorney, Leigh Sellers, serves as your guide through the foreign world of Splitsville – an alien place with its own rules, its own expectations, and even its own language. You won't find it on Google Maps, and your GPS won't work here. So if you’re feeling lost, you’re in the right place. With decades of experience serving clients in North Carolina (Charlotte, Monroe, Waxhaw, Concord, Gastonia, Weddington, NC) and South Carolina (Fort Mill, Rock Hill, Indian Land, Lancaster, SC), Leigh Sellers is the attorney with the answers you seek. This podcast tackles some of the trickiest topics in the family law field, including separation, how to get a divorce, alimony, child custody, child support, adultery, division of property, and more. To find out more or to schedule a consultation, call (704) 412-9101 or e-mail info@touchstonefamilylaw.com.

Welcome to Splitsville -- your off-ramp to getting on with your life.

    Dealing With Mortgage Debt and Refinancing After Divorce

    Dealing With Mortgage Debt and Refinancing After Divorce

    Divorcing couples often find themselves at a loss when trying to determine how to handle what is often their largest asset, the family home. Who stays in the home? What does the person who is leaving the home do for a substitute home? How do you finance these decisions?

    • 34 min
    What is a Guardian Ad Litem? with Hollie Bennett

    What is a Guardian Ad Litem? with Hollie Bennett

    In this episode, Leigh Sellers speaks with Hollie Bennett of Palmetto Guardian and Adoption Services about her work as a guardian ad litem. They examine what the position of a guardian ad litem entails and their various responsibilities related to child custody cases. Guardian ad litem are assigned by the court to advocate for the children, conducting a fair, balanced, and impartial investigation by collecting information through interviews, home visits, and other means.

    • 37 min
    Can I Get My Child Support Changed Due to COVID-19?

    Can I Get My Child Support Changed Due to COVID-19?

    The world has been facing a public health crisis that has caused significant economic changes and uncertainty. In the first two quarters of the year, families that are both intact and separated are facing increasing financial problems and struggles. More so for the latter, if one parent is obligated by the court to pay child support. But, with the ongoing pandemic, are there laws in place that allow for modification of child support?

    • 15 min
    How Do You Raise Kids With Your Ex?

    How Do You Raise Kids With Your Ex?

    One of the more prominent narratives surrounding separation and divorce involves ex-spouses being at each other’s throats and constantly arguing with one another. Such a hostile environment not only affects the former couple but negatively impacts their children as well. While separation and divorce are difficult for everyone involved, a happy co-parenting ending with your ex is a very real possibility.

    • 44 min
    How You're Screwing Up Your Divorce Case

    How You're Screwing Up Your Divorce Case

    The outcome of divorce and custody cases isn’t just dependent on your attorney or the judge. Believe it or not, your attitude and decisions during the whole process are going to affect how it all works out in the end. You have a lot of control over your own success, and the divorce attorney is there to guide you along the way in terms of the legal implications and ramifications of your situation.

    • 20 min
    Alcoholism and Child Custody with Chris Beck of Soberlink

    Alcoholism and Child Custody with Chris Beck of Soberlink

    Child custody cases are often the toughest types of cases that go through family court. Far too often, those cases involve parents with alcohol and substance abuse issues. Some states, including North Carolina, allow for alcohol monitoring systems in child custody cases. In this episode, we talk with Chris Beck of Soberlink, a modern tool that helps parents struggling with alcohol abuse stay involved in their children's lives.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Lillian Miles ,

Never Married, But Custody Battle....so sad

Never been married, but I have an amazing, perfectly perfect little boy!

His father is a local lawyer, and sadly is also very Abusive. We are currently free of the abuse, but litigation abuse is not a joke!

I think anyone who needs help with anxiety management, getting more and more opportunities to help provide perspective is so much help.

best1of4 ,

Splitsville

Great podcast. Helpful & useful information whether you are heading to Splitsville, considering your options, or are divorced. Or even want to listen to be able to support a friend or loved one

HRBonner ,

Excellent

I learn something with every episode. Excellent information!! Thank you.

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