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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 rates have been on the decline for the last decade or more. For those that end in divorce, the median length of the first marriage is about 12 years. While the divorce rate on average is going down, the divorce rate among older individuals is actually rising. Baby boomers are continuing to divorce at a higher rate than those who are younger. Baby boomers are those people who were born between 1946 and 1964. If you are ending your marriage, you may want to seek guidance from a knowledgeable divorce attorney.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How much does it cost to get divorced, and how does the billing process work?”

When you and your spouse decide to end your marriage, you may both agree that there is no way to save the union. In North Carolina, absolute divorce is the way to legally end your marriage. A divorce is uncontested when parties agree to the divorce and to the terms of the settlement. An uncontested divorce is likely the fastest track to seeking the legal end of your marriage. An experienced North Carolina divorce attorney will help guide the process and help you get through the divorce with as little stress as possible.

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How Do We Divide Property in a North Carolina Divorce?

The decision to end your marriage is the beginning of many more choices you will need to make. You and your spouse may have accumulated many assets over the years and must determine the best way to divide them. Couples often disagree as to how to handle the division of property in a divorce, and it can be a challenging issue to resolve. An experienced divorce attorney will help guide the process and work on your behalf to try to come to a fair settlement agreement.

What is Equitable Distribution?

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “How long does getting a divorce take?”

What is the Waiting Period for Divorce in North Carolina?

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?”

What is a Collaborative Divorce?

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Parents are responsible for providing for the financial needs of their children, regardless of their marital status. When a couple ends their marriage, the judge reviews the details of the case and will determine the child support obligation necessary. Generally, the non-custodial parent will pay child support to ensure proper care of their child. After a child support order is in place, it is up to the parent to follow the law and make payments accordingly. If payments are not made, the parent could face serious consequences. However, there are some reasons why a modification to child support may be warranted.

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

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Getting a divorce is never easy for anyone, especially those with children. Divorce can create a lot of animosity between spouses, which can cause undue stress on all family members. Parents should be careful to keep their personal dislike of each other away from the kids. Unfortunately, sometimes a parent uses their resentment to alienate children against the other parent. Parental alienation can create a challenging situation and may require some unique insights and resolution for shared parenting and visitation after divorce.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “What are my custody rights if the other parent moves?”

The day your child is born is one of the happiest of your life. Now that you are a parent, everything has changed. You now care for and protect another human being and have many responsibilities. You also have some parental rights. In North Carolina, both parents are considered to share responsibilities for their children, and they both have rights. When you divorce, you must learn to share your child with your former spouse. It is helpful to understand your rights so you can make sure to have quality time with your child.

Board Certified Family Law Specialist Matt Arnold answers the question: “Who pays for the children’s health insurance and co-pays?”

Who Pays for a Child’s Medical Expenses After Divorce?

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?”

What is Marital Separation in North Carolina?

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