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  • Alimony

    The latest posts for Alimony are listed below.
    • Tax Consequences in a Divorce: Equitable Distribution, Alimony, and Children

      Taxes are an inevitable part of life. As such, they should be kept in mind when you are dealing with matters related to divorce. There are various tax consequences that result from claims related to divorce, such as alimony, child support, child custody , and equitable distribution. Equitable Distribution When property is divided between you and your spouse after separation, this is considered ...

    Child Custody

    The latest posts for Child Custody are listed below.
    • Child Custody: Tips on What To Do

      During a custody dispute , your actions will be looked at very closely by the other parent (or that parent’s attorney). Here are some useful tips that you will want to consider when you are in a custody case: Keep the other parent involved in the children’s lives as much as possible by exchanging information with that parent regarding the children. This includes information about the children’s ...
    • Child Custody: Tips on What Not to Do

      When you find yourself in the middle of a custody dispute, you need to be careful to refrain from certain activities that may have a harmful effect on your case. The following are some common issues that the other parent (or that parent’s attorney) may use against you: Do not say bad things about the other parent (or the other parent’s family) within hearing distance of your child, even if the ...

    Child Support

    The latest posts for Child Support are listed below.
    • Dividing Property: Will the Court Consider Alimony or Child Support?

      In determining how to divide your marital property (meaning assets and debts acquired during the marriage), the court will not take into consideration alimony or child support obligations related to your spouse; however, the court may consider support obligations arising from a prior marriage. Further, after property distribution has been decided, either you or your spouse may request that alimony ...

    Distribution of Property

    The latest posts for Distribution of Property are listed below.
    • Tax Consequences in a Divorce: Equitable Distribution, Alimony, and Children

      Taxes are an inevitable part of life. As such, they should be kept in mind when you are dealing with matters related to divorce. There are various tax consequences that result from claims related to divorce, such as alimony, child support, child custody , and equitable distribution. Equitable Distribution When property is divided between you and your spouse after separation, this is considered ...
    • Equitable Distribution: Dividing Property

      Once you and your spouse separate, you may choose to divide your property by a separation agreement or by bringing a claim in court for equitable distribution (“ED”). There are two bars that will prevent you from pursuing an ED claim in court. First, an absolute divorce prevents an ED claim, unless the claim is pending at the time of the divorce. There are some very specific and rare exceptions to ...

    Divorce

    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Benefits of a Collaborative Divorce All Spouses Should Know

      Many divorcing couples will admit that they delayed filing for divorce because either the whole process seemed too complicated or they were worried it would cause too much conflict. This is an understandable, yet often unfortunate decision, because no one really benefits from staying in an unhappy marriage. To divorce with as little complexities, delays, and fights as possible, an alternative ...
    • Tax Consequences in a Divorce: Equitable Distribution, Alimony, and Children

      Taxes are an inevitable part of life. As such, they should be kept in mind when you are dealing with matters related to divorce. There are various tax consequences that result from claims related to divorce, such as alimony, child support, child custody , and equitable distribution. Equitable Distribution When property is divided between you and your spouse after separation, this is considered ...
    • Child Custody: Tips on What To Do

      During a custody dispute , your actions will be looked at very closely by the other parent (or that parent’s attorney). Here are some useful tips that you will want to consider when you are in a custody case: Keep the other parent involved in the children’s lives as much as possible by exchanging information with that parent regarding the children. This includes information about the children’s ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Tax Consequences in a Divorce: Equitable Distribution, Alimony, and Children

      Taxes are an inevitable part of life. As such, they should be kept in mind when you are dealing with matters related to divorce. There are various tax consequences that result from claims related to divorce, such as alimony, child support, child custody , and equitable distribution. Equitable Distribution When property is divided between you and your spouse after separation, this is considered ...
    • Child Custody: Tips on What To Do

      During a custody dispute , your actions will be looked at very closely by the other parent (or that parent’s attorney). Here are some useful tips that you will want to consider when you are in a custody case: Keep the other parent involved in the children’s lives as much as possible by exchanging information with that parent regarding the children. This includes information about the children’s ...
    • Child Custody: Tips on What Not to Do

      When you find yourself in the middle of a custody dispute, you need to be careful to refrain from certain activities that may have a harmful effect on your case. The following are some common issues that the other parent (or that parent’s attorney) may use against you: Do not say bad things about the other parent (or the other parent’s family) within hearing distance of your child, even if the ...

    Parental Rights

    The latest posts for Parental Rights are listed below.
    • 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 ...

    Same-Sex Marriage

    The latest posts for Same-Sex Marriage are listed below.
    • Mixed Reactions in North Carolina to the Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage

      Same-sex marriage was legalized in North Carolina less than a year before the Supreme Court ruling on June 26, 2015 extended this right to same-sex couples in all 50 states. Nevertheless, residents of North Carolina are still far from seeing eye to eye. Both supporters of the decision and those in opposition admitted that the fight over same-sex rights persists despite the landmark ruling. ...
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