2014

Blog Posts in 2014

  • Understanding Post-Separation Support

    It costs more to run two households than it does to run one. It stands to reason that a dependent spouse may have problems making ends meet while going through the process of divorce . “Post-separation support” (temporary alimony) is a form of spousal support meant to bridge the gap between the time when one first separates from his or her spouse and obtaining long-term spousal support, called ...
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  • How Do I File For a Divorce in North Carolina?

    Let’s assume for a moment that you’ve met the minimum requirements for filing for divorce in North Carolina. You’ve been a resident of the state for 6 months and have lived apart from your spouse for at least one full year prior to the day that you file for divorce. At this point, you may be asking yourself… What do I do now? The process of divorce can be trying, even under the best of ...
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  • Settle, Settle, Settle: Why Letting the Judge Decide Should Be A Last Resort

    There is only one real alternative to settling your divorce case: judicial intervention and decision. In other words, if you and your spouse cannot reach a settlement, a stranger will define the most significant financial transaction of your life… View the whole article… Settle, Settle, Settle Article originally published in Family Advocate, Vol. 34, No. 1, (Summer 2011) p. 38-39.
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