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Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?”

Many couples cannot agree on alimony and post-separation support when getting divorced. Since spousal maintenance is such a contentious matter for many, you need to understand how alimony and post-separation support are calculated in North Carolina.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “When do you get alimony?”

Yes, you can request alimony, also known as spousal support in North Carolina, during and after the divorce proceedings. However, when seeking spousal support while your divorce is pending, you must prove your need for financial help and your spouse’s ability to make the monthly payments.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How should I prepare if I intend to file for divorce in the near future?”

Divorce can take a toll on your emotional health; ending a marriage is always a stressful experience. On top of that, many people tend to forget that getting divorced is also very expensive.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Can I keep my Kids from seeing the other parent?”

A child born during a marriage is automatically considered an heir to both parties of the marriage. However, when a child is born to unmarried parents, the father should establish paternity (the unmarried mother is legally considered the parent).

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What does a “No-Fault’ divorce mean in NC?”

Mediation and arbitration are two alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods available in some family law cases in North Carolina. These two forms of ADR allow the parties to settle a dispute without court interference.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?”

If you are worried about the welfare of a child, you could be able to file for emergency custody in North Carolina. In fact, under North Carolina, a petition for emergency custody can be filed by parents, grandparents, siblings, and other immediate family members.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: ” I’m considering separating from my spouse; what actions should I refrain from doing?”

It is not uncommon for spouses who become “legally separated” to reconcile instead of filing for divorce. Under North Carolina law, a couple must be separated for one year and a day before they can seek a divorce.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Do I need an attorney to get a Divorce in North Carolina?”

Initial consultations are critically important in the early stages of the divorce process for potential clients to get the unique opportunity to ask questions and get legal advice on their particular situation. However, many people leave their consultation only to think of questions they forgot to ask or follow-up questions to topics discussed.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What can I do to gain custody of my child in North Carolina?”

When a court issues a child custody order, the parents must fulfill their parental obligations and comply with the order. Unfortunately, a parent may refuse to honor their custody obligations. When this happens, the other parent has a right to enforce the child custody order and hold the non-compliant parent accountable for their failure to abide by the rules.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How can an attorney help me with my Divorce or Separation in North Carolina?”

If you are contemplating a divorce in North Carolina, you may be considering your options to resolve your disputes with the spouse. Often, couples think that going to court is their only option to get a divorce in North Carolina. However, that is not true. There are two viable alternatives to divorce litigation — a separation agreement and consent order. But what is the difference between the two?

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