Divorce

How to prepare for the divorce talk with kids

There are many plans and processes to think about when ending a marriage. For parents, figuring out how to tell the children about the split is a significant decision that often involves some planning. Dealing appropriately with this important moment can be beneficial...

Who gets “custody” of embryos in a divorce

The increasing popularity of in vitro fertilization has led to a new family law debate over the “custody” of remaining embryos. This issue can come up in divorce proceedings, as well as in instances where one partner dies or is otherwise incapacitated. North Carolina...

Bringing up the subject of divorce

It can be quite difficult for one spouse to tell the other he or she wants to end the marriage. Divorce is never easy, and it can be especially complex when one party was not expecting it or does not want it to happen. How one North Carolina spouse tells the other he...

Will your inheritance still be yours after divorce?

Receiving an inheritance can help many North Carolina residents obtain more financial security. However, if you received an inheritance and are now facing divorce proceedings, you may have concerns about whether your soon-to-be ex-spouse could have a claim to those...

What is a divorce loan?

There is no denying that a divorce can cause a lot of financial trouble. Not only are there the costs of the divorce itself but also the changes in your overall financial situation can lead to struggles. What some people are doing to help ease the financial burden is...

Can you separate without getting divorced?

There are many possible ways that a marriage could end in North Carolina, but there are only two main types of divorce. The first and most common is absolute divorce, which completely dissolves the marital bond.  If you want to separate without dissolving your...

Who pays joint debt in a divorce?

If you and your spouse have made the choice to part ways, you know that at some point you must undertake the task of apportioning your shared belongings and assets to one or the other of you. In addition to splitting any assets you and your spouse share, you may also...

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