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What Is Emancipation?

Emancipation is the process for someone younger than 18 to be legally considered an adult. North Carolina has specific requirements and considerations for individuals seeking emancipation. Keep reading to learn more about emancipation in North Carolina and its effect on…

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What Does Supervised Visitation Mean?

When parents divorce, generally, one parent has primary physical custody but shares a regular visitation schedule (parenting time) with the other. This standard arrangement allows children to have one-on-one time and a stable relationship with each parent without the other…

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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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6 Common Questions About Child Custody

One of the most challenging and contentious aspects of a divorce is creating your child custody agreement. There are many misconceptions surrounding child custody in North Carolina. Here are answers to six of the most common questions surrounding child custody…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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