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What is Domestic Violence? Signs to Look Out For and What to Do

If you have found yourself on this page you may be struggling with abuse in your relationship or worry that you may be experiencing abuse. Domestic violence is frightening and tragic. While you might feel scared, know that you are not alone. What are the signs of domestic violence? What can you do if you are experiencing them? There are resources to assist you in...

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What if I Want to Stop My Divorce? Your Guide to Voluntary Dismissal

In most relationships, divorce is an extreme measure used only when no other solution has worked. Deciding to pursue divorce is a heavy decision, and one that may seem irreversible. However, the divorce process is designed in a way that allows you to cancel your divorce petition should you have a change of heart. There are many reasons you might be having second thoughts. Perhaps...

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Gay and Transgender Divorce: A Guide for LGBT Couples in NC

The right to same-sex marriage – and divorce In 2014, same-sex couples in North Carolina won the right to marry in the case of General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper. The landmark decision in Obergefell just one year later solidified the right of same-sex couples and transgender individuals to get married in all 50 states. While the marriage equality movement emphasized...

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Who gets the ring in a divorce?

Who gets the wedding ring? This is a question that is often asked after a couple decides to end their marriage or engagement. Engagement and wedding rings hold deep sentimental value for many of us, as well as monetary value. Unfortunately, the answer to this question depends on where and when the relationship ends. Below is a breakdown of the most common rules to help...

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Divorce Checklist – What To Do To Prepare for Your Divorce

Divorce is a confusing and complicated process that can last longer than expected at times. While the only requirement for filing for divorce is simply to be separated for one year from your spouse, there are numerous other things you will need to do in order to prepare for divorce and make sure you are protected. You will have to make difficult decisions in a...

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Finding a Job After Your Divorce

Rosen Law Firm North Carolina Divorce Lawyers How Do I Find a Job After my Divorce? Your life is falling apart. You can’t believe you are getting a divorce. You never contemplated divorce when you quit your job as a sales executive 15 years ago.  You were so excited to stay at home with your children that the thought of divorce never entered your mind. And now...

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Divorce After 50 – How is it different?

Divorce After 50 – How is it different?

Divorcing over 50 brings with it special challenges and issues to consider. Apart from the normal issues regarding property and support, couples over 50 have issues regarding returning to work, counseling for the extended length of the relationship, and others to consider.

How Do I Prepare to Meet With a Lawyer?

How An Attorney Can Help Since property settlements can be very complicated, a lawyer can help you decide which of your belongings are marital property and which are separate property, and advise you as to how the court will divide that property. A lawyer will also be able to assist you in drafting a separation agreement in order to document your arrangements with your spouse....

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The Cost of Divorce: How Much Are Attorney Fees?

The exact attorney fee will vary with the services you require. Many law firms charge their clients a certain fee per hour. It is difficult for these attorneys to accurately predict the cost or your fee because they do not know precisely how much time it will take to complete your case.

Surviving Divorce: What You Should Know

No matter who initiates a divorce and whether or not you see it coming the process is always very difficult. By having an understanding of what goes on in a divorce and of what you can do to help reach the desired outcome, the process can be made considerably easier.

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