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  • Alimony in North Carolina
    Alimony in North Carolina

    The North Carolina alimony statute is N.C.G.S. 50-16.3A . Alimony is support paid from one spouse (the supporting spouse) to another spouse (the dependent spouse). Alimony is not the same thing as ...

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  • Who Pays the Attorney's Fees in a Divorce Case?
    Who Pays the Attorney's Fees in a Divorce Case?

    In North Carolina, there are only a few ways to make one side pay for the other party’s attorney’s fees in family law cases. First, if the parties reach an agreement, either in a Separation Agreement ...

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  • October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
    October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    In October 1987, the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month was observed. That same year the first national toll-free hotline was begun. In 1989 the first Domestic Violence Awareness Month ...

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  • What Happens to Your Home During Divorce?
    What Happens to Your Home During Divorce?

    One of the primary issues when couples separate or divorce is who, if anyone, gets the marital home. In North Carolina, this process by which property is divided is called equitable distribution , and ...

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  • Adultery in North Carolina
    Adultery in North Carolina

    Lately, there has been some discussion among North Carolina family law attorneys about the torts of alienation of affections and criminal conversation. Alienation of affections and criminal ...

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  • What Happens When Grandparents Divorce?
    What Happens When Grandparents Divorce?

    We’ve previously posted articles about the growing trend of gray divorce , or getting divorced later in life. Much has been written about how people begin the process of disentangling themselves from ...

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