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Parental Alienation Claims in North Carolina Custody Cases

Child custody issues are often emotionally charged, and allegations of parental alienation frequently arise. Parental alienation can occur when one parent manipulates a child to reject or fear the other parent Read More

Some NC Do-it-Yourself Divorces Might be Invalid

Divorce can be a difficult experience, but there is consolation in knowing that once the legal process is concluded, you receive an order dissolving your marriage so you can move Read More

Does North Carolina’s Equitable Distribution Law Mean the Value of Marital Assets Will Be Split Evenly?

Dividing marital assets in a divorce can be a complex and contentious process. In North Carolina, the equitable distribution principle governs the division of property acquired during the marriage when Read More

Who Gets the Family Home After a Divorce?

For many married couples, the most expensive asset they own is their home. When the couple divorces, the home is marital property and is subject to equitable distribution by the Read More

How Child Custody Terms Affect Child Support Obligations

In North Carolina, child support and child custody are closely linked. After a divorce, both parents have a continued obligation to provide for their children. Although support payments are made Read More

Steps to Take When Preparing for Divorce

The end of a marriage often means major life changes for the spouses and their children. A divorce proceeding can be overwhelming, as it typically involves resolution of such matters Read More

Can You Legally Separate Instead of Divorce in North Carolina?

When a marriage begins to fall apart, divorce is often seen as the only option. However, there are a myriad of circumstances that may make obtaining a legal separation more Read More

Is Marital Fault a Factor When Making Decisions on Property Division?

In divorce cases, one of the court’s responsibilities is to divide up the couple’s marital assets. This includes all types of property such as cash, securities, retirement funds, real estate, Read More

How Long Do Alimony Payments Last?

Alimony, also known as spousal support or post-divorce support, is a payment or series of payments made from one former spouse to the other. The purpose of alimony is to Read More

Using Wage Garnishment to Collect Child Support

After a divorce or separation, both parents have a continuing obligation to financially support their children, regardless of where the child resides and who has physical custody. Child support is Read More

Can You Receive More than Half the Assets in a North Carolina Divorce?

A potentially contentious issue in a divorce is how the couple’s marital assets — that is, property acquired during the marriage — will be divided. North Carolina follows the equitable Read More

When Will a Court Consider a Child's Preference in Deciding on Custody and Visitation?

Divorce can be emotionally harmful to the children involved. In recognition of the fact that children benefit from family stability, North Carolina courts generally favor preserving a child’s continued relationship Read More

Modifying a Child Custody Order in North Carolina

North Carolina courts issue permanent child custody orders, but that doesn’t mean they always stay in effect unaltered. The law recognizes that children’s needs and parents’ situations change as time Read More

5 Benefits of Entering a Postnuptial Agreement

Most people are familiar with prenuptial agreements, which spell out how a couple’s assets and debts should be divided if they ever get divorced. Postnuptial agreements accomplish the same goals. Read More

Special Considerations When Divorcing a Narcissist

Being married to a narcissist isn’t easy and divorcing one can be just as difficult. Narcissists have an exaggerated sense of self-importance that causes them to become bitter and combative Read More

What Steps Should Employers Take to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

As COVID-19 has plagued the United States, business leaders in every industry have gotten a crash course in virus prevention measures. Unfortunately, for many, the information regarding best practices has Read More

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