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A press release from Working America reported that the Greensboro City Council in North Carolina finally passed the paid parental leave policy by a unanimous vote of 9 to 0 last Tuesday, August 16. Working America is the community affiliate of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFLCIO),
The City Council is now offering city workers up to six weeks of paid parental leave. This benefit is available for women, men, and same-sex parents. Working America North Carolina State Director Carolyn Smith welcomed the development, noting, “Greensboro continues to lead the way in creating smart, family-friendly policies that address troubling disparities and acknowledge today’s diverse family structures.” North Carolina Justice Center statistics show that in North Carolina alone, 1.2 million working people in the private sector are not eligible for paid leave.
The lawyers at Marshall & Taylor PLLC handle all aspects of family law and can represent you if you are embroiled in a child custody, divorce, or alimony disagreement. Call our Raleigh offices today at 919-833-1040 to discuss your situation and see how we can help you and your family.
Rapper Earl Simmons, more popularly known by his stage names DMX and Dark Man X, was sentenced on July 14 to six months in prison in the Erie County Holding Center in Buffalo for failing to pay $400,000 in child support, a statement from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office showed, according to WGCL-TV Atlanta
In an interview with local news channel WPIX-TV, a New York City Sheriff’s Office spokesman said the 44-year-old rapper was taken into custody moments before he was set to perform at Radio City Music Hall in New York City for a couple of “issues outstanding,” one of which was the unpaid child support.
The attorneys at Marshall & Taylor PLLC in Raleigh understand the importance of child support agreements and can help you work to change or enforce them. Call our offices at 919-833-1040 today to speak with an experienced child support attorney about your legal options moving forward.
According to an article by The Street on July 6, many fathers prefer to give children the things they need directly rather than simply make child support payments.
A study led by Baltimore, Maryland-based Johns Hopkins University that looked into the lives of 367 low-income non-custodial fathers in the cities of Austin, Charleston, and Philadelphia recently indicated that almost half of the respondents (46%) gave material support to their children, such as baby products, food, clothing, school supplies, and the like.
Many prefer non-monetary support so they can be more directly involved in their children’s lives.
Child custody and child support arrangements are critically important to establish, as these agreements will affect you and your children’s lives for years to come. If you need help enforcing child support payments, modifying agreements, or something else related to divorce law, the experienced legal team at Marshall & Taylor PLLC may be able to help. Call our offices in Raleigh at 919-833-1040 today to learn more.
Thirty-year-old R&B singer Fantasia Barrino’s ex-boyfriend, Brandel Shouse, recently filed for full custody of their 13-year-old daughter Zion, according to a report from one of the celebrity’s representatives.
The child custody, visitation, and child support lawsuit was filed in Mecklenburg, North Carolina. The statement said that Shouse has had limited contact with Zion over the past 13 years, and Barrino has been solely responsible for providing her financial support. Barrino said that she expects the case, which will be heard in 2015, to go smoothly, as it should be immediately clear what is in Zion’s best interest.
In addition to addressing the case brought against her, Barrino thanked her fans for their support, especially those single mothers who understand what she has been through.
Child custody cases are often complex, as they must address visitation rights and financial child support. Fortunately, the Raleigh attorneys at Marshall & Taylor PLLC, are experienced in family law and fight on behalf of our clients’ interests. Call our offices at 919-833-1040 today to learn about how we may represent you.
David Duchovny, popular for his role in The X-Files, and actress Tea Leoni have finalized their divorce after a 17-year marriage and three years of separation, Latin Post reported on August 10.
According to People, the couple married in 1997 and first separated in 2008 when Duchovny sought therapy for sex addiction. In 2011, the two separated for undisclosed reasons. The couple had two children together, 15-year-old Madelaine and 12-year-old Kyd.
Leoni will have physical custody of the children, but Duchovny must pay Leoni over $8,000 in child support and $40,000 in spousal support. He is also expected to assume the responsibility of paying for their children’s private school and future college expenses.
Divorce is often a difficult time for couples, and it is important that an experienced attorney is there to represent their interests throughout the proceedings. The compassionate attorneys at Marshall & Taylor PLLC, understand the complexities surrounding issues such as asset and debt division, child custody arrangements, and spousal support, and are dedicated to achieving the best results possible for clients like you. To discuss your situation, call our Raleigh offices today at 919-833-1040.
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