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September 2016 Archives

Yours, mine or ours? Splitting up the family home

You don't have to be a celebrity with homes scattered across the globe to wind up with your relationship in tatters and headed for divorce court. While dividing up the spoils of Brad Pitt's and Angelina Jolie's marriage will likely be a complex matter, non-famous couples still struggle with issues like determining who gets the former family home.

3 pedestrians, including 10-year-old child, struck by car

A moving van parked on the side of Craver Road in Welcome, North Carolina, caused a Ford Escort to swerve off the road and into a yard. The car was trying to avoid a collision with a moving van that was partially blocking the eastbound lane of traffic.

To Everything There Is A Season -- Including Divorce

Divorce happens all year around, but many may be surprised to learn that there are certain times of the year when divorce is more common than others. In a recent study conducted by the University of Washington, sociologists discovered consistent spikes in divorce rates in August and March. There are several reasons why this may be the case, and those reasons are often tied to the summer and winter holidays.

Juvenile offenders belong in juvenile courts, most believe

Last month in Asheville, the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice assembled a third hearing for the public at the Buncombe County Judicial Complex. There, social workers, teachers, judges, parents, public safety officers, lawyers and activists sought ways to bolster the state's judicial system.