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How Is Paternity Established in Court?

Establishing a child’s parentage when he or she is born into a marriage is usually quite simple. North Carolina automatically assumes a husband and wife are the parents of an infant born to the wife. Additionally, it is an easy…

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Stepparent Custody Rights

Studies have shown that approximately 40-50% of all marriages end in divorce, which is why it’s no surprise that many people get married more than once in their lifetimes. If you decide to get remarried and either you or your…

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Joint Physical Custody vs. Joint Legal Custody

One of Hollywood’s most famous power couples has announced its demise. Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, aka “Brangelina,” have decided to end their decade-long relationship. Throughout their relationship, the couple has made headlines with their blended family. Pitt legally…

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Pet Custody in a Divorce

When you file for a divorce, you need to be prepared to divide much of your property between you and your spouse. North Carolina is an equitable distribution state, which means the court will, upon request, assume the responsibility to…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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