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Modification of Alimony

Modification of Alimony in NC North Carolina law N.G.C.S § 50-16.9 states that an order for alimony may be modified at any time by a party. The motion to modify alimony can only be made upon a showing of changed circumstances by either party or any interested parties....

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Child Dependency Exemption

Child Dependency Exemption Child dependency exemption - When a divorce is granted and children are involved, there are numerous considerations to be made.  Among some of these considerations are the tax consequences related to child support and alimony obligations...

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Grandparent Child Support

Grandparent Child Support Grandparent child support - Every state in the United States has laws regarding child support and one commonality remains clear between them all – that parents have a duty to provide support to their children. This duty does not depend on...

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Abandonment in North Carolina

Abandonment in North Carolina Abandonment in North Carolina is detailed in Article 40 § 14-322 of the North Carolina General Statutes. If a spouse to a marriage is found to have abandoned their spouse and any children they had together, this can have an impact on a...

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Annulment in NC

Annulment in NC What is Annulment in NC? Annulment in NC is a type of remedy which is available to individuals who are in a voidable marriage. Receiving an annulment of a marriage treats the marriage like it never existed. This is different from an absolute divorce,...

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Cohabitation Agreements

Cohabitation Agreements Cohabitation agreements in North Carolina What is Cohabitation? N.C.G.S. § 50-16.9 states that cohabitation is the act of two adults dwelling together continuously and habitually in a private heterosexual relationship, even if the relationship...

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Marriage in North Carolina

Marriage in North Carolina What Constitutes a Valid Marriage in North Carolina? For a marriage in North Carolina to be considered valid in North Carolina, the following requirements must be met: Two people must be present; With the legal capacity to marry; They both...

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence What is Domestic Violence? North Carolina’s general statutes define domestic violence in N.C.G.S. § 50B-1 as the commission of one or more of the following acts upon an aggrieved party or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of the...

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