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We recently wrapped up a custody case that began last year. The client had always worked very hard to be the best parent possible by moving and making the child’s needs his priority. We were able to represent him successfully at trial, and even though there were some remaining issues, […]

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On December 31, 2014, the NC Court of Appeals weighed in on the impact a forgiven affair in the context of alimony. Ellis v. Ellis gave us clarity that a forgiven affair does still matter. To what degree, who knows, but it is relevant information to the alimony trial. In […]

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No maternity clothes for you!

January 5th, 2015 by Katherine Frye

As I was reading the 2014 round-up of cases in Lawyers Weekly, I found an interesting one out of Mecklenburg county that I had forgotten about. A nifty trial attorney successfully argued that dad should be responsible for the costs associated with setting up a nursery and maternity clothes; however, […]

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Below is a link to the same-sex marriage decision that was issued by Judge Cogburn yesterday. The basis for the decision is that the prohibition against same-sex marriage violates due process and equal protection rights under the US Consitution of these individuals. SSMdecision

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Comment from recent client

March 7th, 2014 by Katherine Frye

Recently, Laura Parker helped a client reach a consent order on issues that had been dragging on for several months. Even though she met with Katherine, she had limited funds to reach her goal. Trusting in our firm, she decided to have Laura help her reach her goals. At the […]

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There is an app for that?

December 30th, 2013 by Katherine Frye

Do you worry about your ex-spouse’s driving/texting behaviors when he or she has the children? Did you know that there is now something you can do about it? Now, there is yet another reason to be thankful for the series “Game of Thrones.” Actress Lena Headey, aka Queen Cersei, has […]

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Recent letter from client

November 6th, 2013 by Katherine Frye

A former client recently sent our office the following letter: “Dear Katherine and Company, Thank you for everything you’ve done for my children and I, and for all of your encouragement along the way. It has been an exciting year learning to do so many things on my own. Best […]

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In the Lawyer’s Weekly newspaper occupying space on my desk, there is an article that references a recent N.C. Court of Appeals’ decision regarding divorce and reiterates the profound impact the divorce has on your rights to pursue property division and/or spousal support. The Morgan case emphasized the rule that […]

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Can I just leave? Will that be abandonment?

October 28th, 2013 by Laura Parker

  When a client comes in for their initial consult prior to moving out of the marital home, one of the most common questions they have is about abandonment.  “I want to leave, but I don’t want to be sued for abandonment!” “Abandonment” is a word that is thrown around […]

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Picture this – a parent comes into our office and says that their ex-spouse hasn’t paid their child support obligation in months.  The bills are piling up, the kids need new winter jackets, and the one who is supposed to be making child support payments has given nothing but excuses.  […]

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Raleigh NC Divorce: Beginning The Court Process

Frye Law Offices can help you with the various ways that family disputes can be resolved. Our firm will give you knowledge, personal attention, and experience at a time when you need it most.

Difficult times are in front of you.
  • Did your spouse just asked you to move out?
  • Maybe your child’s parent just asked you to change the custody schedule?
  • Or your spouse just presented you with a separation agreement?

If you are facing any of these types of situations, you need someone who can help you.

That help may come in different forms . . .

  • Do you need someone to offer information and suggest possible ways to resolve the issues?
  • We can represent you in court to make sure that your interests are protected.
  • We will assist you in resolving the issues in a manner that will help minimize the conflict and cost

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Frye Law Offices, PA is the private practice of Katherine A. Frye, a Board Certified Family Law Specialist. Since 2001, Katherine's practice has focused on all areas of family law, including separation, divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, postseparation support, alimony, and property distribution. We can provide you with an estimate cost and timeline to resolve the issues in your situation.