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Family law | When it's too late for a prenuptial agreement

Some amount of conflict is an unfortunate fact of life in nearly all marriages. As family law attorneys, we know that prenuptial agreements can reduce some of this conflict, especially financial conflict. However, many couples in the throes of love feel that they will never need a prenuptial agreement. Unfortunately, after a few years together, the process of living life and experiencing hardships can wear the shine off the marital apple.

Divorcing in North Carolina with adopted children

Getting a divorce when you have children is always a difficult and emotional experience. When your children are adopted, divorce can create even more emotional baggage. Feelings of guilt and anxiety tend to worsen for divorcing parents who have adopted children. While it is admirable to care enough for your kids that you worry over even the tiniest detail, it can backfire on you and on your family.

Family law services benefit at-risk North Carolina children

It is no secret that many children across the nation are at-risk for a number of life-altering situations. The children of North Carolina are no exception. While a number of factors can contribute to the hardships children in our state suffer, it is safe to assume that broken and dysfunctional family units are a top cause.

Developing a successful co-parenting plan

As tough as divorce is on parents in Dunn, the children are often the ones who suffer the most. Many parents resort to focusing more on themselves so they can minimize the negative impact of their new relationship status on their lives. There is nothing wrong with parents doing this, but it can cause them to neglect their kids. Divorce is a time where the children should come first. Parents who want to make their divorces easier on their children and to minimize the effects of living in two different households should work on their co-parenting plans.

Potential legal issues when breaking off an engagement

One of the items that many couples include in their prenuptial agreements is who will get any jewelry given to one another during the marriage. If an engagement ring had significant monetary or sentimental value, the groom-to-be may also want to include a stipulation that he gets that back if the couple divorces.

Can social media hurt a divorce?

The popularity of social media has made it all too tempting to post the more personal details of life. For many, social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, have become a place to vent. However, what a soon-to-be ex may not realize is that there can be potential consequences stemming from posting certain details while going through a divorce.