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How to Get Emergency Custody in NC

If your ex threatens your child’s safety, you might not have time to wait until your custody dispute resolves. In that case, you can file a motion to receive emergency temporary custody of your children. This tool can help you…

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How to Win Sole Custody in North Carolina

If your child’s other parent somehow jeopardizes your child, you may find it necessary to seek sole custody. However, obtaining sole custody rights in North Carolina can be challenging. You will need to prove that it is in your child’s…

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What is an Affidavit of Parentage?

Questions about the parentage of a child can be complicated. They are often legally complex and emotionally charged. The outcomes of these disputes can have a long-lasting impact on the child and everyone involved. How NC Law Defines an Affidavit…

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Who Claims a Child on Taxes After Divorce?

One of the biggest changes families deal with post-divorce are the financial implications. Going from a two-income household to a one-income household can have a dramatic impact on your family. This includes the way you file your taxes. As many…

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The Importance of Getting a Paternity Test

You don’t need to be married to have children. However, practical legal matters relating to child custody and child support are more complicated for unmarried parents. When it comes time to make formal agreements, enforce visitation rights, and officially define…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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