News & Insights from Our Charlotte Divorce Attorneys

Blog Posts in February, 2015

  • Your Ex-Spouse's Social Security Retirement or Disability Benefits

    After a divorce, you are entitled to receive benefits on your former spouse’s Social Security retirement or disability benefits, if you meet the following criteria: You are unmarried; You are age 62 or older; Your former spouse is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits; and The benefit (if any) that you are entitled to receive based on your own work is less than the benefit ...
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  • Termination of Parental Rights

    Sometimes circumstances exist where a parent seeks to terminate the parental rights of the other parent. When a parent’s rights are terminated by the court, the result is that the legal relationship between the parent and child is permanently severed. In other words, in the eyes of the law, the parent is no longer the child’s parent. This process begins with the filing of a petition by the parent ...
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