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Raleigh Divorce Blog

Do I Need a New Financial Planner After My Divorce?

There are many pitfalls facing people after a divorce. One of them is how to manage the money transfer of assets from their joint state pre-divorce to separate accounts. Even in a modest division of property, items may need to be sold and bank accounts transferred. You may not know what to do with large […]

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If I Have to Move for a Job, How Will That Affect My Visitation Agreement?

Relocating for a new job can be the best thing that ever happened. If you and your former spouse have a carefully negotiated custody agreement, it can also be the worst. What can you do when you must choose between the job of your dreams and the income that will give your child the life […]

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The Difference Between an Annulment and a Divorce

If you want to legally end your marriage in the state of North Carolina, you have two options: divorce and annulment. Both processes terminate the legal relationship and allow you to marry again if you would like. Furthermore, in North Carolina, the couple must have been separated for a year or more, with the separation […]

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How Does a Prison Record Affect Child Custody?

For most parents, the most important issue to be resolved during a divorce is that of child custody. This subject can be emotionally loaded, and spouses who are in the process of divorcing often have substantial disagreements about which parent the kids should live with. If the parents cannot agree on the matter between themselves, […]

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Five Tips to Win Custody of a Child in NC

Child custody cases can turn ugly in the blink of an eye. What might have started as an amicable arrangement could lead to a contentious battle in court. It’s critical to understand state laws and your rights regarding custody of a minor child in North Carolina. Either parent can petition for custody, but the court […]

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Can I Text My Child When They Are with My Ex?

According to North Carolina General Statutes § 50-13.2(e), a child custody order can include visitation by electronic communication with a minor child. That means the parent who doesn’t reside with the kids can use text messaging, video chat, and other forms of electronic communication to see and speak with their children. Unfortunately, many divorcing couples […]

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How Can Social Media Be Used Against Me?

Most people don’t realize the impact of social media during divorce proceedings. You might think posting about what’s happening won’t affect the outcome, but your spouse’s attorney could use digital evidence against you. What you post can come back to haunt you later if negotiations become contentious and the court needs to step in to […]

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Five Tips for Winning Your Divorce Case

Even if you remain amicable with your spouse, going through a divorce can be an emotional and challenging experience. When you make the painful decision to end your marriage, you’re forced to deal with the legal process of negotiating property division, child custody, and other terms. Unfortunately, many divorcing couples can’t agree on the terms […]

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Who Claims the Kids on Your Taxes in Divorce?

Many financial issues can arise when you and your spouse decide to file for divorce. One major issue you need to address is who can claim your children as dependents on federal and state tax returns. It can become a contentious dispute between you and your ex. You could benefit from hiring a lawyer to […]

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Will I Have to Take on My Ex’s Debt?

In most divorces, one of the issues that spouses must resolve is the division of the marital estate. While many people focus on the division of assets, such as real estate, vehicles, business interests, or stocks and retirement accounts, property division in divorce can also cover debts held by the spouses. Spouses may be surprised […]

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