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    • FAQ: What You Need to Know About Alimony

      Question: What is alimony? A: Alimony is a type of financial support that one spouse has to pay to the other after their divorce is finalized. Alimony is also commonly called spousal support . ...

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    • 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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    • 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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    • Do I Need to Be Legally Separated to Divorce in North Carolina?

      If your marriage is headed toward divorce , you may be wondering, “Do I need to be legally separated to get divorced in North Carolina?” Not all states have legal separations and each state handles ...

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    • Preparing for Child Custody Evaluations

      Court Ordered Evaluations: What To Expect If the judge in your child custody case has decided that an evaluation needs to take place and a court decided custody arrangement is in order, its ins in ...

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    • Important Back-to-School Tips for Divorced Parents

      With children returning to school this fall, many divorced parents must alter their routine to accommodate new schedules. It is important to make sure your children can smoothly transition into going ...

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    • Do I Need to Be Legally Separated to Divorce in North Carolina?

      If your marriage is headed toward divorce , you may be wondering, “Do I need to be legally separated to get divorced in North Carolina?” Not all states have legal separations and each state handles ...

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    • Do Circumstances Have to Change for Both Parties to Modify Child Support?

      When child support agreements are established after a divorce finalizes, hopefully both parents feel financially stable and their children are able to live happily and with good health. This, of ...

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    • Dependency Exemptions - Who Gets to Claim the Kids on Their Taxes?

      Check out this Forbes article about parents who get divorced and how to claim children for tax exemptions. The author questions whether even fighting over dependency exemptions is a good idea. When ...

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    • How High-Conflict Divorce Affects the Child-Parent Relationship

      According to one report , nearly 50 percent of children in the United States are likely to witness their parents get a divorce. The report also reveals that half of these children will end up seeing ...

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    • Emergency Custody Orders Explained

      An emergency custody order is a request for immediate child custody without providing notice to the other party. Most requests for an emergency custody order are in regards to minor children. How Can ...

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    • How to Create a Parenting Agreement

      A divorce may end your marriage, but it does not end your responsibilities as a parent. When you and your spouse opt to get a divorce, you will also need to create a parenting agreement if you have ...

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    • What Do You Need To Know Before You Go To Court For Custody

      By: Leigh B. Sellers, NC Board Certified Specialist in Family Law Licensed in North and South Carolina When parents of a child (or children) are not together as a couple anymore, there can be a lot of ...

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    • What is a Collaborative Divorce and How Can it Save Me Money?

      By Leigh Sellers A collaborative law divorce is a process that has gained significant popularity in many states across the country. Collaborative divorce attorneys are trained in the collaborative ...

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    • Child Custody in North Carolina

      Obviously, when a couple who is in the process of separating has minor children in the home, custody can become a major issue. Today’s post will discuss the law and theories behind an initial custody ...

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    • Do I Need to Be Legally Separated to Divorce in North Carolina?

      If your marriage is headed toward divorce , you may be wondering, “Do I need to be legally separated to get divorced in North Carolina?” Not all states have legal separations and each state handles ...

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    • 5 Types of Divorce Cases

      Are you planning on divorcing your spouse? Do you have questions about which type of divorce you should file? In this blog, our lawyers tell you what you need to know about the following 5 types of ...

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    • Prenuptial Agreements & High Value Divorces

      Now that billionaire Jeff Bezos is divorcing his wife MacKenzie, experts are debating how the couple’s separation will impact operations at Amazon and the Washington Post. In this blog, we explain how ...

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    • Is There a Difference Between Domestic Violence & Civil Harassment?

      Some people confuse domestic violence cases with civil harassment cases, but there is a difference between the two. When a person annoys, harasses, injures, or threatens another person, it can be ...

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    • Emergency Custody Orders Explained

      An emergency custody order is a request for immediate child custody without providing notice to the other party. Most requests for an emergency custody order are in regards to minor children. How Can ...

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    • 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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    • Prenuptial Agreements & High Value Divorces

      Now that billionaire Jeff Bezos is divorcing his wife MacKenzie, experts are debating how the couple’s separation will impact operations at Amazon and the Washington Post. In this blog, we explain how ...

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    • Does My Spouse Get Half of My Bank Account?

      When a couple gets married, they often share a bank account that both spouses can use for deposits and withdrawals. If the couple gets divorced, a judge will need to review the money in their shared ...

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    • What Is Wasteful Dissipation?

      Financial disagreements are a common cause of divorce for many Americans. From wasteful spending to hidden assets, money is often the source of marital disputes that eventually lead to divorce. ...

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    • Attorney Willink Selected to Bar Leadership Institute, Attorney Sellers to Super Lawyers®

      Krusch Divorce Resolution has some exciting news about two of our attorneys that we cannot wait to share! Attorney Mallory Willink , who acts as both a South Carolina and North Carolina divorce ...

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    • 5 Tips to Help Get Through Work During Your Divorce

      Even an amicable divorce can be difficult to deal with. After all, the relationship and life that you built with your ex has come to a sudden end. Unfortunately, your mixed emotions don’t simply go ...

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    • Courtroom Etiquette

      If your case does end up in front of a judge, it’s critical that you put your best foot forward. Your appearance, attitude and conduct can be just as important as your testimony. Below are some ...

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    • 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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    • Reconciliation Agreements

      Given the massive financial cost and heartache it creates, divorce should be treated as a last option. If you have already tried other restorative means such as counseling and implementing better ...

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    • How Do I Know if My Spouse Has Hidden Assets?

      Hidden marital assets is a common concern for spouses going through divorce . This is understandable, as you don’t want to be denied your fair share. According to the National Endowment for Financial ...

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    • Prenuptial Agreements Can Protect All Parties

      Prenuptial agreements , as explained under the Uniform Premarital Agreement Act (UPAA) is: Between both spouses Effective at the start of marriage Made in contemplation of marriage A well-drafted ...

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    • Reconciliation Agreements

      Given the massive financial cost and heartache it creates, divorce should be treated as a last option. If you have already tried other restorative means such as counseling and implementing better ...

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    • What is a Collaborative Divorce and How Can it Save Me Money?

      By Leigh Sellers A collaborative law divorce is a process that has gained significant popularity in many states across the country. Collaborative divorce attorneys are trained in the collaborative ...

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    • One Big Reason to Settle Your Divorce Case

      We’ve talked in previous posts about the benefits of reaching a settlement or mediated agreement in divorce cases. Instead of battling it out in court, you could save yourself years of time, thousands ...

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    • How High-Conflict Divorce Affects the Child-Parent Relationship

      According to one report , nearly 50 percent of children in the United States are likely to witness their parents get a divorce. The report also reveals that half of these children will end up seeing ...

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    • Emergency Custody Orders Explained

      An emergency custody order is a request for immediate child custody without providing notice to the other party. Most requests for an emergency custody order are in regards to minor children. How Can ...

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    • Child Custody & Religion

      Today’s skyrocketing divorce rates have seen many more couples of different religious faiths decide to end their marriage. However, those who remain strong and adamant about their faith often insist ...

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    • How Do I Know if My Spouse Has Hidden Assets?

      Hidden marital assets is a common concern for spouses going through divorce . This is understandable, as you don’t want to be denied your fair share. According to the National Endowment for Financial ...

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    • Child Custody & Religion

      Today’s skyrocketing divorce rates have seen many more couples of different religious faiths decide to end their marriage. However, those who remain strong and adamant about their faith often insist ...

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    • SOME TIPS IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SEPARATION OR DIVORCE

      ADVICE FROM FAMILY AND FRIENDS Your well-meaning family and friends may offer you advice about your case. Frequently such advice is not accurate. The facts surrounding your marriage, divorce, children ...

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    • Six Reasons to Get a Prenup Before Marriage

      Although you might love your spouse with all of your heart, you don’t want to find yourself in a position where you are not protected by a prenuptial agreement . A prenup is a contract that you sign ...

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    • Should You Get a Prenup? Pros and Cons

      Prenuptial agreements might not be the most romantic way to kick off a marriage, but they provide practical solutions for financial matters in a marriage. In the past, this agreement was heavily ...

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    • Prenuptial Agreement Resources

      Yesterday, the North Carolina Family Law Blog was named one of the top family law blogs in the nation by http://www.createaprenup.com , a website dedicated to distributing information about prenuptial ...

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    • Do I Need to Be Legally Separated to Divorce in North Carolina?

      If your marriage is headed toward divorce , you may be wondering, “Do I need to be legally separated to get divorced in North Carolina?” Not all states have legal separations and each state handles ...

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    • Emergency Custody Orders Explained

      An emergency custody order is a request for immediate child custody without providing notice to the other party. Most requests for an emergency custody order are in regards to minor children. How Can ...

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    • How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

      If you are getting a divorce, you should be aware of what actions can negatively impact the outcome of the proceedings. How others perceive you can have a huge impact on the judgements made in your ...

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    • What is a Collaborative Divorce and How Can it Save Me Money?

      By Leigh Sellers A collaborative law divorce is a process that has gained significant popularity in many states across the country. Collaborative divorce attorneys are trained in the collaborative ...

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    • One Big Reason to Settle Your Divorce Case

      We’ve talked in previous posts about the benefits of reaching a settlement or mediated agreement in divorce cases. Instead of battling it out in court, you could save yourself years of time, thousands ...

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    • Student Loans - Breaking Up Marriages Before They Begin?

      A lot has been said in the news recently about the so-called student loan debt crisis. Some commentators compare the current student loan situation to the housing bubble bust of 2008. The Washington ...

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    • 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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    • The Tax Consequences of Changing Your Name

      Sometimes people who are going through big life changes – such as marriage or divorce – forget about the more practical things in their lives that could carry some consequences for them in the future. ...

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