Family Law

What to consider when remarrying later in life

“Grey divorce,” a colloquial term for ending a marriage later in life, is on the rise according to recent studies. With these divorces can often come “grey remarriages.” Both present unique problems for the couples adjusting their marital status in middle or older...

3 reasons you can modify child support orders

You currently have a child support order that has been in place for a while. Unfortunately, you feel it is no longer working for you. The good news is, in North Carolina, you may seek to modify the support order. The courts don’t just modify these orders for anyone...

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...

Family homes and divorce settlements

Dividing a home in a divorce can be an emotional experience as it may be a place where an individual raised a family or had happy moments with a spouse. However, it may not always be practical for a person to keep a North Carolina home for financial or other reasons....

Going through divorce with separate finances

Many North Carolina millennial have shied away from co-mingling their funds, even after a couple decides to get married. It is estimated that approximately 28 percent of couples across the nation who get married never open a joint bank account and end up keeping their...

Student debt can affect relationship health

There are many factors that can threaten the health of a relationship. However, financial issues are often the source of breakups in North Carolina. While many spouses focus on fixing incompatible spending habits, people forget that long-standing debt can also have a...

Divorce and spousal support

Spousal support, also referred to as alimony, is one of the many issues divorcing couples in North Carolina may have to address, but it often is not until the proceedings are well underway. Generally, a plan has be to in place for how debts and assets are to be...

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