How to Receive an Unequal Distribution of the Marital Estate
When spouses separate, they must divide the marital estate through a process called equitable distribution. North Carolina law presumes an equal division... Read More
Divorce and Student Loan Debt in North Carolina
If you or your spouse have student loan debt and you’re contemplating divorce, you may be wonder how you’re supposed to divide... Read More
What Is a QDRO and Why Do I Need One?
During a divorce, spouses must divide the marital estate. Through the process of equitable distribution, spouses can split assets like cars, houses,... Read More
9 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Home During a Divorce
As part of your divorce, you and your spouse have to decide what to do with the marital residence. Assuming you bought... Read More
What to Expect at Your Mediated Settlement Conference
In North Carolina, it is mandatory to attend a mediated settlement conference if there is a pending claim for equitable distribution. Also... Read More
What is Discovery?
In your legal case, discovery is a process in which documents, other evidence and information are exchanged between the parties. For instance,... Read More
What to Do if You’re Concerned Your Ex is Hiding Money
Whether you have an equitable distribution, child support or spousal support case, it’s important to have a full financial picture of the... Read More
What to Do with Credit Card Debt in a Divorce
Many divorcing couples have questions about credit card debt. Who is liable for it? How will it be divided? As a general... Read More
How to Make a Budget
It’s smart to make a budget when you’re thinking about separating. Once you separate, your family will have the same amount of... Read More
Will My Retirement Account Be Divided During My Divorce?
Have you worked hard during your marriage to save a lot of money in your 401k retirement plan? Does your employer offer... Read More