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Blog Posts in 2014

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  • 5 Ways to Save Money During Your Divorce
    5 Ways to Save Money During Your Divorce

    Legal fees, court costs, alimony, child support. . . going through a separation or divorce doesn’t just take an emotional toll on people, but it can tax their bottom line as well. This common-sense ...

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  • Tax Court Rules Divorce Does Not Terminate Stepparent-Child Relationship
    Tax Court Rules Divorce Does Not Terminate Stepparent-Child Relationship

    The United States Tax Court recently held that divorce does not cut off a stepparent’s relationship with their stepchildren, at least for the purposes of receiving the dependency exemption on their ...

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  • Study Shows Judges With Daughters Side More With Women
    Study Shows Judges With Daughters Side More With Women

    According to a new study from Harvard University, judges who have daughters for children more likely to vote in favor of women’s rights than ones with only sons. Professor Maya Sen states that “by ...

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  • North Carolina Family Court Saved, But Budget Slashed By $1M
    North Carolina Family Court Saved, But Budget Slashed By $1M

    According to the Raleigh News and Observer : “Against the objections of Republicans leaders, other changes to the budget included: restoring family court, which was eliminated in the House budget…” ...

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  • North Carolina Might Eliminate Funding For Family Courts
    North Carolina Might Eliminate Funding For Family Courts

    In a new draft of the state budget for 2014-2015, the North Carolina House of Representatives has proposed cutting nearly $3 million allocated for family court districts across the state (see page ...

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  • Has No-Fault Divorce Failed?
    Has No-Fault Divorce Failed?

    North Carolina, like many other states across the country, is a no-fault divorce state. No-fault divorce means the dissolution of a marriage does not require a showing of wrongdoing by either party, ...

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