2019

Blog Posts in 2019

  • Divorce vs. Legal Separation in NC; which is better?

    What is the difference between absolute divorce and legal separation in North Carolina ? The former concludes in a final judgment dissolving the marriage, while the latter can usually be reversed simply by entering into a new agreement with your spouse and/or resuming living together as a married couple. In order to obtain a divorce in North Carolina, the parties must be separated for a period of ...
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  • All Parenting Plans Are Not Equal

    Parenting plans are about each parent’s desire for access to his or her children and an opportunity to be involved in the activities and responsibilities of parenting… View the whole article All Parenting Plans Are Not Created Equal Article originally published in Family Advocate, Vol. 33, No. 1, (Summer 2010) p. 23-26.
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  • Dividing Property In Divorce - How Does it Work?

    If you are separated from your spouse or thinking about separating from your spouse, you need to begin planning for the division of your marital assets and debts. Any property acquired during your marriage will be considered marital (except property acquired by gift or inheritance to only one spouse). Any debts acquired during your marriage will also be considered marital, so long as the debts ...
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  • In Tomorrow We Trust

    Take a fresh look at your future and implement a new estate plan. In divorce proceedings, individuals experience emotional turmoil, financial uncertainty, and personal challenges that are unsettling, but expected. Peace of mind is illusory for a divorcing spouse. Death, serious illness, and disability, however, often occur when they are least expected. Anticipating the unexpected is a key ...
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