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Property Valuation During Divorce | Chatham County Divorce Lawyers

Property Valuation in North Carolina Divorce

May 16, 2024

In North Carolina, property division during divorce, termed equitable distribution, plays a crucial role in determining the final settlement. Understanding how property is valued can significantly impact the outcome of your case. Fair Market Value in Equitable Distribution Equitable distribution involves valuing marital assets and debts at their fair market value as of the date…

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Divorce in the DIgital Age: Safety and Social Media

Divorce in the Digital Age & Social Media

October 25, 2023

Not surprisingly, North Carolina divorces today usually involve some type of dispute over digital media access or other information obtained through the means of social media. After all, almost everything is online, from our banking and financial accounts to our media. With the prevalent use of digital technology, it is common for spouses to not…

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Minimizing Divorce Effects for Happy Kids

10 Tips to Minimize Divorce Effects on Your Child

September 12, 2023

Divorce can be a challenging time for everyone involved, especially the children. How parents handle the situation can greatly impact how children cope with the changes. Here are some helpful tips to minimize the negative effects of divorce on your child: Seek Professional Help: It’s normal for children to show emotions like sadness or anger…

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What is Discovery?

Discovery in Family Law – What is it and Why is it Needed?

August 15, 2023

Discovery is a general term used to describe the process of evidence collection in a lawsuit. In most family law cases the discovery process plays a vital role in ensuring that both parties have adequate information to make informed decisions. While discovery may seem like an enormous, labor-intensive task, it is usually a critical component…

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How Your Date of Separation is Determined and Why it is Important

How the Date of Separation (DOS) is Determined and Why it is so Important 

August 17, 2022

The date of separation is an important date that establishes the date that spouses began residing in separate locations from each other with an intent to permanently separate. Under North Carolina law spouses must be separated from one another for at least one year and a day before the court will grant an absolute divorce.…

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Dangers of DIY Separation Agreements

Dangers of DIY Separation Agreements: Why You Shouldn’t Draft Your Own Separation Agreement

August 17, 2022

You can easily find online tools to aid in the self-preparation of many legal documents, including separation agreements. However, as convenient as they may seem, these ready-made forms can be filled with potential pitfalls that can do more harm than good. Fill-in-the-blank documents are “one-size-fits-all” and are rarely sufficient to address all the necessary considerations…

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