Should You Ask for the House in Divorce?

One assumption many people have is that they should request the family home in a divorce. Often, the house is a couple’s largest asset, and many people fear moving. However, requesting the home isn’t always the right move for our clients. At Plyler, Long & Corigliano, LLP, our Monroe divorce lawyers will discuss your goals …

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It is no secret that financial problems are often a significant factor in a married couple’s decision to seek a divorce. Indeed, things may be in such dire straits that one or both spouses decide to file for bankruptcy at the same time that their divorce is pending. So how exactly can a bankruptcy affect …

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Are you a divorced or separated parent of young children or teenagers? You are far from alone. The Pew Research Center reports that more than half of U.S. children have divorced or separated parents. You may have a parenting plan that outlines rights and responsibilities regarding child custody and visitation. In North Carolina, a parenting …

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Data from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics (SCHS) shows that approximately 550 divorces are finalized in Union County alone each year. Most people going through a divorce want to find a way to get to a low-conflict, amicable solution. Of course, not all divorces start out that way. You and your spouse …

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According to data from the Adoption Network, approximately one in every fifty children born in the United States will be adopted before their eighteenth birthday. There are a number of different types of adoption—including private infant adoptions and stepparent adoptions of their spouse’s child. You may be wondering: Does a child have to consent to …

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According to data from the Adoption Network, approximately one in every fifty children born in the United States will be adopted before their eighteenth birthday. There are a number of different types of adoption—including private infant adoptions and stepparent adoptions of their spouse’s child. You may be wondering: Does a child have to consent to …

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Data from the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics (SCHS) shows that approximately 550 divorces are finalized in Union County alone each year. Most people going through a divorce want to find a way to get to a low-conflict, amicable solution. Of course, not all divorces start out that way. You and your spouse …

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Divorce is complicated. When you end a marriage, you and your spouse need to disentangle your lives. Among other things, this means sorting out your finances. North Carolina’s divorce law calls for an equitable distribution of marital assets. Each spouse deserves their fair share of the property. This raises an important question: What happens if …

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Delinquent child support is a major issue in North Carolina and throughout the country. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that less than half of custodial parents receive the full amount owed. State and federal regulations allow for the intercept of a tax refund to cover back due child support obligations. In this blog post, our …

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