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What Are the Consequences of Verbal Abuse?

Many people think about domestic abuse primarily in terms of physical violence. Those who suffer abuse at the hands of their partners or other family members often experience painful and even debilitating bodily injuries. However, domestic violence comprises not only physical abuse but verbal abuse as well. Verbal abuse can have equally harmful consequences for […]

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What Happens if I Don’t Pay Child Support in North Carolina?

Child support is one of the most important considerations during a divorce, and it is a legal obligation that parents must take seriously. For failing to pay child support in North Carolina, you could face serious consequences. In this article, we will look at what can happen when you do not pay child support in […]

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Things to Keep in Mind When Drafting a Postnuptial Agreement

No one ever gets married thinking they will get divorced. However, divorce happens, and you should protect yourself in the event of divorce or separation. A postnuptial agreement could be the right option for you and your spouse if you are already married. What Is a Postnuptial Agreement? Postnuptial agreements are legal documents that couples […]

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Is It Hard to Get Full Custody in North Carolina?

Parents have the right to be involved in their child’s life through physical presence and the ability to make decisions for the child. Parental rights are fundamental, meaning terminating these rights is challenging and will only happen under specific circumstances. Types of Child Custody in North Carolina When determining child custody arrangements, the court considers […]

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Helping Your Child Cope with Relocation after Divorce

Divorce is never easy for anyone. As parents know, the end of a marriage can be particularly challenging for kids. The parent with physical custody of the child may start their new life by moving to a new house. Alternatively, the parent without custody might move out and attempt to set up a new home […]

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The Five Best Strategies for Co-Parenting During the Holidays

Few gobble up the magic of December like children, and as parents, we want to enjoy as much time with them as we can during the holidays. After a child custody battle or divorce, a couple must change their typical holiday routine. However, with clear communication and focus, you can co-parent successfully and mitigate some […]

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What Does Child Support Cover?

For parents, of the most challenging aspects of going through a breakup or separation is determining who should have custody of the children. In many cases, one parent will have primary physical custody of the children. Nevertheless, North Carolina law stipulates that both parents will remain financially responsible for their children until they reach the […]

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How Long Does a Contested Divorce Take in North Carolina?

Going through a divorce is an experience that can often be painful and stressful. Unfortunately, many marriages in America end in divorce, causing uncertainty and anxiety while the divorce is ongoing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there were at least 630,505 divorces and annulments in the U.S. in 2020. You […]

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What You Need to Know About Your Divorce Consultation with Your Attorney

No one who ever gets married believes that they will one day get divorced. A marriage that ends in divorce can be very painful. And it’s challenging to decide what attorney should help you through the upcoming difficult period in your life. During your first meeting with , you can expect a welcoming environment. We […]

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What Happens If My Ex Moves Out of the Country With Our Kids?

When you share custody of your children with your ex, it can be devastating to learn that they have all relocated to a different country. Suddenly, you are dealing with an international child custody case. If this move has occurred without your knowledge, your spouse has made a unilateral decision that affects everyone involved. In […]

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