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What You Should Expect in Divorce Court in North Carolina

Wilmington Family Lawyers Divorce hearings can be scary for anyone. They are even more intimidating if you are getting divorced for the first time. Are you wondering what to expect in divorce court? There is no specific answer. Every case is different and it may present unique challenges and experiences. However, having unclear or unrealistic […]
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October 18, 2022
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What Is Contempt Of Court In Family Law? While a family court is a court within the civil court system (in contrast to the criminal court system), when a family court issues an order, the person named in the order is required under law to fulfill the obligations of the order. For example, if a […]
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October 18, 2022
Family Law Firm | Wilmington, NC | Speaks Family Law

What Forms Do I Need To File a Divorce in Wilmington, NC?

Filing for Divorce Not only is filing for a divorce an emotionally demanding process, it is also a legally intensive one. To be sure, in order to file for a divorce, one will need to gather and fill out the appropriate forms, file the forms at the relevant location, ensure that their spouse is served […]
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October 18, 2022
Family Law Firm | Wilmington, NC | Speaks Family Law

How Long Does Alimony Last?

Marriage is more than a romantic union; it is also a financial one. Often, one spouse will end up much worse off financially after a divorce, and North Carolina empowers judges to award alimony to one spouse. A Wilmington family lawyer can help you submit a request as part of your divorce. Alimony is money […]
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October 18, 2022
Family Law Firm | Wilmington, NC | Speaks Family Law

How Long Does Alimony Last After a Divorce in North Carolina?

During a divorce case, a judge will often award alimony if one spouse financially depends on the other. Alimony is also called spousal support or maintenance. Depending on the circumstances of a divorce, a court may award alimony for a specific period of time, permanently, or with zero spousal support. Moreover, the rules governing alimony […]
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October 18, 2022
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How Does Inheritance Factor Into Asset Division After a Divorce in North Carolina?

About Asset Division in North Carolina If you are getting divorced in North Carolina, you may have questions regarding who has the right to claim an inheritance. Does your spouse have the legal right to claim a share of inheritance that was left to you? Can you claim inheritance that was left to your spouse? […]
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October 18, 2022
Family Law Firm | Wilmington, NC | Speaks Family Law

How Do You Serve Child Custody Papers in North Carolina?

A child custody dispute has two sides, and a court needs to hear from both before deciding on such an important issue. If you file court paperwork first, then you will need to inform the other parent. This is called “serving” papers on them. North Carolina law has detailed rules regarding service. If you need […]
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October 18, 2022
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How Can a Mother Lose Custody of Her Child After Divorce in North Carolina?

Divorce Attorney Wilmington NC North Carolina vigorously protects the parent-child relationship, allowing each parent to be involved in their children’s lives. However, in some cases, the state will remove a child from the mother’s home and send the child to live with other relatives or with foster parents. In other situations, parents divorce or have […]
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October 18, 2022
Family Law Firm | Wilmington, NC | Speaks Family Law

Do You Have to Go to Court for a Divorce in Wilmington, NC?

Divorce Attorney Wilmington NC According to the Centers and Disease Control and Prevention, the divorce rate in America is slowly declining. 3.2 per 1,000 marriages end in divorce. However, divorce is still a sad reality. If you are going through a divorce, you may be struggling with the question “do you have to go to […]
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October 18, 2022

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