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December 2018 Archives

What a QDRO means for your retirement plan

Divorce sets even the best-laid plans asunder. Your retirement plan is no exception. When separating and continuing through to divorce, your plans for the future may seem up in the air. What will happen to the money you saved in your 401(k) and beyond?

Courts struggle to define parental alienation

After a divorce in North Carolina, it is not uncommon for child custody cases to be contentious. One of the most common allegations a parent may levy against the other is that he or she was abusive. The abuse may either be inflicted on the person making the claim or on the children. In return, the parent who is facing abuse allegations may claim the accuser of parental alienation.

Does a parent's living situation impact a court's decision?

When North Carolina parents are fighting for custody, they have many concerns. One of these is usually related to their living situation and how it can impact the way the court rules when it comes to custody. In fact, while there are differences from state to state, courts do look at certain aspects of a parent's living situation before they make their decision in a custody dispute.

Splitting parenting duties during the holidays after divorce

Many divorced parents in North Carolina honestly want to make the holidays a special time for their children. However, achieving this goal is sometimes difficult if there are lingering feelings involved. An increased frequency of carting kids from home to home also boosts the potential for conflicts or confrontations. One way to keep everything merry and bright is for parents to have a solid plan in place before the holiday hustle and bustle gets underway.

3 reasons to be proactive about estate planning after divorce

During and after a divorce, there are many things you must consider. Initially, your concerns lie in the formalities of the actual proceedings, such as dividing assets and debts and constructing a parenting plan. Once the dust settles, you can begin getting other parts of your life in order.

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