Best Lawyers® has announced its 2023 Best Lawyers in America Awards. Wofford Burt Managing Partner Hunt Wofford and Partner Rebecca Wofford were named 2023 Best Lawyers in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America for their work in family law. Hunt Wofford has received this award for multiple years including 2021 and 2022. Rebecca […] Read More.
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A Win for Grandparents
— blog post by Wofford Burt, PLLC Partner Laura Burt Simply failing to protect your child from a stepparent’s abusive behavior and inappropriate discipline is conduct inconsistent with parental rights and can result in the loss of custody. This was the result of a recent ruling by our NC Court of Appeals. Under NC law, […] Read More.
Hunt Wofford Presents Family Law Update at 2021 Mecklenburg Bar Annual Review
Wofford Burt’s Managing Partner Hunt Wofford presented the Family Law Update at the Mecklenburg County Bar’s Annual Review Webinar this past Thursday, February 4, 2021. The Annual Review provides updates in practice areas including Family Law, Estate Planning, Immigration, Bankruptcy, and Real Property. Hunt has been the presenter for the Family Law Update at the […] Read More.
Wofford Law, PLLC becomes Wofford Burt, PLLC
On October 1, 2020, Hunt and Rebecca Wofford welcomed Laura Burt as a partner and formed Wofford Burt, PLLC. Laura is a Certified Family Law Specialist, a Certified Family Financial Mediator, and a Collaborative Law Attorney. She brings her paralegal, Debbie Lambert. Hunt, Rebecca, and Laura have known each other for years and each attended […] Read More.
Chief Justice Beasley’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Practice of Family Law
These are tough times. We have been forced to deal with the uncertainty and disruption surrounding this public health threat. Some of us have lost a loved one without the opportunity to communicate with them or publicly celebrate their lives. We deal with our clients’ stress and the financial stress this has caused. The Chief […] Read More.
Remote Courtrooms are Here to Stay as Judges Tackle Backlogs
Federal and state court judges say they are likely to rely heavily on remote courtrooms, including virtual trials, as the prospect of fully reopening the justice system to its former capacity remains a distant goal for many, and case backlogs and delays continue to mount. Click here for full story from Law360. […] Read More.
Legal Custody Rights for Divorced Parents by Rebecca Wofford
When parents think of the term custody in a divorce case, they generally think of physical custody — how many overnights will the child spend with each parent during each week and how will this change for holidays and summer. Physical custody is part of what is decided by our courts or by consent if […] Read More.
COVID-19 Social Distancing Links by Hunt Wofford
We will update this page with links to resources for families while schools are shut down during the current crisis. 1. Events & Activities for Kids and Families in the South Charlotte Area 2. 100 Things to Do with Kids 3. Hour of Code 4. Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings 5. […] Read More.
Does your New Year’s Resolutions include Separation or Divorce? Let’s get you prepared.
Have you made your New Year’s resolutions for 2020? If you are resolved to change your circumstances this year and that change includes separating from your spouse and/or divorce, Wofford Law offers the following tips for you: Trust yourself. You can do this. Yes, divorce is a difficult process but if you are confident your […] Read More.
Mediation – Is it Right Choice for Family Law matters?
Mediation is a BIG word these days but how effective is it for couples going through divorce? Mediation is form of dispute resolution with the goal of reaching an out-of-court settlement. Mediation can be effective when it is necessary and done correctly. If you are going through a divorce, you need to consider whether it […] Read More.