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Raleigh Child Custody Information for Marshall & Taylor PLLC Blog

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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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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Does Facetime Count as Visitation?

Virtual visitation is an acceptable form of child visitation in North Carolina. It involves interactions between a parent and their kids through electronic devices, such as cell phones, computers, and tablets. A major form of virtual visitation involving face-to-face communication is using Facetime, Zoom, Skype, or another type of video calling. Divorce can be challenging […]

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How Is Child Custody Decided in NC?

It’s typically best if a divorcing couple can agree to the terms of child custody outside of court. If you can’t seem to settle this matter, you will likely have to battle it out in court. It can become a contentious and stressful situation for both parties and for the children. Unfortunately, when you need […]

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The divorced couple’s guide to Merry Christmas for the kiddos

If you’re a divorced couple, balancing time spent with the children this holiday season can be a bit tricky. However, if you follow these bits of advice, you will find yourself much more likely to be stress-free and having a merry Christmas after all. Prioritize the welfare of you children and make the festivities about […]

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Child Custody Battle: The Latest on Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Divorce

Fifty-two-year-old actor and producer Brad Pitt will not let 41-year-old actress, film maker, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie Pitt have sole custody of their six children—15-year-old Maddox Chivan, 12-year-old Pax Thien, 11-year-old Zahara Marley, 10-year-old Shiloh Nouvel, and eight-year-old twins Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Leon—so passively. According to documents obtained by entertainment news network RadarOnline.com, Pitt […]

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Grandmother shoots herself in the foot after losing custody fight

North Carolina grandmother Sheila Marie Nougier, 42, who lost custody of her two-year-old grandchild, opened fire in a Walmart parking lot last October 22 at approximately 3 p.m. According to a report from Fox 8, a judge turned over custody of the child from Nougier to the child’s father earlier that day. The father then […]

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Under One Sky Village Foundation’s Journey Camp

18-year-old Hendersonville, North Carolina resident Farrah Gillie said she had short-term foster family placements before she was lodged in a group home, and was assigned to four more families after that before she was formally adopted at the age of 17. To give back to other youth who are currently going through similar experiences, she spends her time […]

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