Are marriage and divorce both going out of style? The marriage and divorce rates all over the nation are on the decline, including in North Carolina.
Making the decision to seek a divorce is tough, but figuring out what you need to do after you make the decision can be even tougher. If you've come to a clear realization that you want a divorce, here are some of the things you should do next.
When a child's parents aren't married, legal paternity isn't automatic. While there are several ways that paternity can be established under North Carolina law, there are situations where a father dies before that paternity is established.
In many areas, the steady signs that summer is almost over are appearing: School clothes are in the stores, school supply lists have been posted and parents are gearing up for the first day of a new school year.
Most people have heard horror stories about spouses that simply refuse to accept that a marriage is over. They refuse to sign the divorce papers and do everything in their power to stop the divorce from happening.
Representative Cody Henson of North Carolina's Transylvania County has been formally charged with cyberstalking his wife, Kelsey. The couple is currently estranged.
A few skilled negotiations can often shorten the divorce process and help everyone come out a winner -- or, at least, not too unhappy about the results. However, a wrong move by either party can turn negotiations into a nightmare rather quickly.
It's never acceptable for someone to harass or abuse another human being.
A jilted husband utilized a little-known North Carolina law to sue his ex-wife's boyfriend -- and won a judgment of more than $8 million for alienation of affection.
Child support is one of the thorniest issues between couples. Whether you pay it or receive it, the odds are good that you aren't happy with the amount.