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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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Will My CPA Need to Share Information with My Divorce Attorney?

One of the first things that your divorce attorney will likely ask you for is your financial information. This includes your bank account statements, credit card statements, and mortgage documents. In fact, they want to see anything that represents a debt, liability, or an asset to your financial health. Some couples have shared their financial […]

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How to Know I Picked the Right Divorce Attorney

If you are considering a divorce or already facing one, you need an attorney who will stand by your side through these next several weeks, months, or years with legally sound advice, wise counsel, and compassionate advocacy. How do you find the right one? Based on our years of experience representing clients in Raleigh, North […]

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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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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 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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