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What’s the Process for Adopting a Child?

Prospective adoptive parents have an exciting journey ahead. Although your heart is ready, it’s time to gather all the facts you need to make the best possible choice for you and your future child. Read on to learn about the…

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Do Adoptions Require Home Inspections?

Before adopting a child in North Carolina, the prospective parents must complete a pre-placement assessment, often called a “home study.” This thorough evaluation may determine whether you are deemed fit to care for an adoptive child, and there are many…

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How Divorced Parents Should Split Holidays

Working out a parenting plan can be challenging. Once you’ve figured out a regular schedule, you also need a plan for sharing holidays. Holidays are emotional times, so splitting them can be hard. It can also be confusing to understand…

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7 Times You Should Update Your Will

Some estate plans stand the test of time. But not everyone is as protected as they think they are. A will dictates how your property will be divided after you pass away, but life has a way of changing. It…

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Know Your Rights as an Unmarried Parent in NC

Unmarried parents in North Carolina often feel the system is designed against them. And it can be the source of a lot of headaches when dealing with your child’s other parent or deciding custody, support, and visitation issues. But, despite…

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How to Declare Someone Incompetent In NC?

It’s a common question for families across North Carolina, struggling with a loved one who is suffering from mental illness or other limitations. If someone you love is no longer capable of caring for themselves, it may be time to…

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When to Call Witnesses in Your Divorce

There are several reasons why you may want to call a witness in your divorce, and you are typically allowed to do so. But calling witnesses should be done carefully and for a purpose. After all, you don’t want to…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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