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Corporal Punishment and Child Abuse in North Carolina
Corporal Punishment and Child Abuse in North Carolina

Some of the most difficult situations in the North Carolina Justice System are crimes that involve child victims, this is made even more complicated when the person charged with the crime is that child’s parent. One of the most common charges under these facts are child ...

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Blog posts in Child Support

  • Can I Modify my Child Support Order?

    Either parent may request a modification of child support from the Court. Similar to modification of child custody, modification of child support ...

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  • What is a Contested Divorce?

    Getting a divorce can be mentally and emotionally taxing. Contested divorces create an entire new array of emotions. A divorce is the legal ...

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  • Does my Child Get to Choose Where He or She Lives?

    Simply put, no. A minor child does not get to decide that they want to live with one parent over the other. Children’s opinions are one factor that is ...

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  • Can I Relocate with my Child after a Divorce?

    Following a divorce, one party may wish to relocate to a new city, state, or country. It is important to note, however, that before you make ...

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  • When Does Child Support End?

    Child support is money paid by a parent for the purpose of meeting the reasonable needs of the parties’ minor child(ren) for the minor child(ren)’s ...

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  • Who Pays Child Support if the Parent Is a Minor in NC?

    Parents often bear many of the responsibilities of a baby born to a minor daughter. The parents of a minor father are not off the hook. They may be ...

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  • What Divorced Parents Should Know About Child Tax Credits

    Millions of families began receiving in July advance payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC), as made possible by the American Rescue Plan. According ...

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  • Termination of Child Support

    In North Carolina, parents have a duty to provide support for their children. However, when child support payments are ordered, the non-custodial ...

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  • Modifying Child Support in Separation Agreement

    Children are often a primary concern for those going through a divorce. As a result, some couples look to enter into a separation agreement. A ...

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  • Agreeing On What Child Support Will Cover

    When North Carolina parents divorce, if their children are younger than 18, one parent might end up paying child support to the other. Usually, the ...

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  • Co-Parenting After Divorce

    Many North Carolina parents find it difficult to successfully co-parent their children following a divorce. In many cases, one parent may harbor ...

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  • Paying For A Child's Sport Activity As A Divorced Couple

    For many single North Carolina parents, the cost of a child’s extracurricular activities can be an expense that may be difficult to cover. However, ...

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  • Divorcing Parents Can Choose To Be Civil

    Although negative feelings naturally surround the dissolution of most marriages, North Carolina parents calling it quits must consider how their ...

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  • Child Support Rights For Fathers

    It is no longer uncommon for North Carolina fathers to be awarded primary physical custody of their children. In the past, mothers often took the role ...

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  • Child Support Treaty Approved After Sharia Law Scare

    North Carolina residents may be aware that the implementation of an international child support treaty was recently jeopardized by lawmakers in Idaho. ...

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  • Is there a better option to handling missing support payments?

    Generally speaking, when a family law judge awards custody of a child to a custodial parent, the noncustodial parent is then ordered to pay child ...

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  • Can a child support order cover school expenses?

    The start of this month marked back to school time for many children across the nation. From folders to pencils to new backpacks, all of these school ...

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  • Child support matters can be complicated

    When a relationship comes to an end there are many things that need to be taken into consideration by the splitting couple. While financial matters ...

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  • Could both spouses end up paying for student loans in a divorce?

    Numerous Americans, including many here in North Carolina, take out student loans in order to pay for higher education. How these loans are dealt with ...

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  • It is not just North Carolina men paying child support anymore

    Now, more than ever, women are occupying positions of power in corporate America. North Carolina readers may find it interesting that statistics show ...

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