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Co-Parenting During Your North Carolina Divorce

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Jan 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

Divorce is stressful for all parties involved, including children, especially when the divorce is filled with resentment and anger. Children need to maintain meaningful relationships with both parents, so shielding them from conflict between parents is essential for their well-being. Divorcing pa...

2019 Tax Laws That Affect Your Divorce

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Nov 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

In North Carolina and across the United States, couples are rushing to finalize their divorces by December 31, 2018. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 goes into effect on January 1, 2019, and affects how alimony is taxed for both the paying spouse and the recipient. Divorcing couples should also ...

Is Stepparent Adoption Right for Your Family?

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Nov 08, 2018 | 0 Comments

Many families are blended families these days. In some step families, the child's biological parent is an active part of their lives, sharing custody, parenting time, and all the rights and responsibilities of parenthood. However, in other families, the child's biological parent has died or is no...

The Difficulties of Foreign Adoption

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of American families open up their homes to adopted children every year. This includes adoptions of children from foreign countries, including children with special needs and medical issues. However, the total number of foreign adoptions in the U.S. has declined in the past deca...

Can Men Get Alimony in North Carolina?

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

After a divorce in North Carolina, either spouse could be granted alimony, or spousal support. The court may also decide not to award either spouse alimony. Whether the court will award alimony depends on a number of factors but it does not depend on the sex of the spouse. Historically, women re...

Can I Change My Mind About a Divorce?

Posted by Jonathan Jerkins | Apr 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

A divorce in North Carolina is known as an “absolute divorce.” This means that once a judge signs the judgment for an absolute divorce, the divorce is final. After the order is issued you cannot change your mind or have the court reinstate your marriage. The only option going forward if you want ...

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