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How to Enforce a Child Support Order in NC

When the court orders your ex to make child support payments, they should honor that agreement for your children’s sake. But dealing with your child’s other parent is rarely that simple. Fortunately, if they fail to make support payments, you…

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When Does Child Support End in NC?

Child support is a critical aspect of family law that provides financial assistance to children whose parents have separated or divorced. It is a legal obligation, typically enforced until the child reaches the age of majority and graduates from high…

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What Is the Process for Obtaining Child Support in NC?

The parents or legal guardians of children are required to provide financial support for their children, regardless of their relationships. Whether you have recently been divorced or separated from your child’s other parent, obtaining child support from the child’s other…

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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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