Understanding “Equitable Distribution” in a North Carolina Divorce

If you are getting divorced in the state of North Carolina, you probably have questions about how the state handles the division of real property and other assets between spouses. When a divorcing couple is unable to come to terms regarding “who gets what”—either through negotiations, mediation, or some other means—the decision will be left to a judge. The judge will decide which assets each spouse will get to keep Read More

3 Key Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Adopt

Few decisions in life are more impactful than the choice to adopt a child. It is a life-changing action for both you and your family, as well as the potential adoptee, and it will mean major ramifications for everyone involved. It is absolutely essential that you carefully consider whether or not adoption is appropriate for you before attempting to pursue this drastic change in your life. Below we have detailed Read More

A Brief Introduction to Interstate Adoptions

If you are interested in adopting a child, chances are you are not going to want to limit yourself to potential adoptees in an individual state. There are children all over the country who require the love of caring parents, not to mention international children who need a home. However, as with most aspects of the law, things can get complicated when you start involving more than one state. Oftentimes states have Read More

Understanding Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

In the last several decades, science has made exponential leaps and bounds with regard to helping parents who are struggling to conceive children. The field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) is advancing rapidly, and there are more options than ever available to help parents who want to have children, but for one reason or another have not been able to become pregnant through traditional means. ART is an Read More

North Carolina Divorce: A Brief Guide to Property Division

Going through a divorce is never easy, but it is something that we have helped many people get through. One of the most difficult—and often confusing—parts of getting a divorce in North Carolina is the process of property division. This is where the courts will decide who gets which assets after the divorce is completed. Taking some time to learn about this process now can help you to know what to expect and get Read More

North Carolina Adoption & Family Law News Resources

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