When you’re going through a divorce or are unmarried with a child, the child support process can be difficult to navigate. Regardless of relationship status, having a court order for child support usually makes the process easier for both parents, and ensures the child or children get the financial support they deserve. Rather than face […]
Divorce is something that no married couple ever wants to experience, but when there are irreconcilable differences in the relationship, there is sometimes no other option. What many spouses fail to understand is that, even though marriage requires the consent of both people, divorce requires the consent of only one partner. In some cases, the […]
Despite being separated from your spouse, you love your children and want to do everything in your power to take care of them. So when you lose your job, it can shake your entire world and make providing for your family a huge source of stress. The reason for this is that child support orders […]
How Far Behind in Child Support Before They Suspend Your License? Did you know you can lose one, or even all, of a variety of licenses when you fail to pay child support? After a divorce, many parents find themselves splitting child custody with their ex-spouse. The parent who does not have full custody of […]
Can a Child Sue a Parent for Back Child Support? Child support is meant to act as financial support for the custodial parent raising the child. But, sometimes the non-custodial parent doesn’t pay all of the funds they are ordered to pay. As the years pass, those outstanding payments can add up and turn into […]
Unreimbursed Medical Expenses and Child Support in North Carolina After filing for a divorce, parents want peace of mind knowing that their ex will pull their weight in helping take care of the children they share. Determining the financial responsibilities of the two parties involved can be the most complex part of divorce proceedings, especially […]
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.