Which Parent Foots the Bill for College Tuition?

Parents who are no longer living together are often faced with the task of deciding on future issues related to child support and expenses for the child. In the state of North Carolina, the Child Support Statutes do not require a parent to pay child support...

Can You Nullify a Premarital Agreement?

A premarital agreement, also referred to as a prenuptial agreement or “prenup”, is a written contract created by two people before they are married. The contract addresses various rights and obligations of both parties if the marriage were to end, and often settles...

How Can My Alimony Payments Be Terminated?

Here is the scenario: You and your spouse go through the legal process in North Carolina to obtain a ruling on alimony claims. The judge rules in favor of you regarding alimony considering you to be the “dependent spouse” in the former marriage. As life goes on, you...

Mental Health Evaluations

In North Carolina, a court can order a mental health evaluation to be performed on one or both parents by Motion of either party, or if the Court deems it appropriate, the court can order an evaluation to be done in the case on its own motion. Mental...