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Is It Possible to Break a Prenuptial Agreement?

A prenuptial agreement is created to act as a very important legal document in the event that two individuals decide to join one another in marriage. This document is a way of acknowledging the two ...
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Students and Cyber Crimes

As the internet grows increasingly more popular among users young and old today, so do the rates of cybercrimes. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, cybercrimes often include network and ...
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What to Do When Your Ex Destroys Your Credit

If you divorced a spendaholic, then you may have been able to pass all credit card debt onto him or her at the end of the divorce. But what happens if the spouse who takes responsibility for all debt ...
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Taxes After Separation: What You Should Do

If you are legally separated from a spouse but married to that person, then you can change the way that you file your taxes. In fact, you can file as a single person if you have a legal separation ...
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The Different Joint Custody Arrangements

If you and your ex-spouse have joint custody of the kids, you will have to figure out how you are going to work out a sharing schedule. If your child is in school, chances are that one parent will ...
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Divorce and Finances: Tips to Remember

If you are getting a divorce, then you may want to think about your financial knowledge. Divorce involves a lot of money matters, and if you aren’t prepared you might find yourself in a pickle. ...
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Third Party Visitation: Do I Have the Right to Visit?

When parents divorce, it inevitably splits a family apart. But it also splits apart friend groups that used to spend time together. You may have a dear friend in your life who is not a family member, ...
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Spanking Linked to Increased Mental Health Issues in Children

Some people live by the ancient parenting principle that if you “spare the rod” you “spoil the child.” While this is a common debate among parents, a recent study has shown ...
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How to Divide a Military Pension in a North Carolina Divorce

If you or your spouse is a part of the military, he or she is probably receiving a pension from the government. Many times this pension is divided when a married couple determines that it is time to ...
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What Carolina Courts Consider when Determining Alimony

Alimony is a routine payment paid by one spouse for the maintenance and support of the other. Sometimes alimony comes in a lump sum to help a spouse get started on his or her own after divorce, while ...
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Many Divorces Prompted by Disagreements About Kids

Almost half of all American marriages will end in a divorce. Many of these marriages are the result of a discrepancy that both partners just can’t seem to resolve. This can be anything from ...
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Is Your Spouse Aloof to Your Troubled Marriage?

Did you know that your spouse may have no idea that your marriage is on a rocky surface at the moment? There are times when your partner may be completely aloof of your troubles- in fact that might be ...
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How Much Will Your Divorce Cost?

Divorce is emotional, difficult, and often costly. Maritalstatus.com says that the average cost of a divorce in the United States is about $20,000. When one adds in alimony payments, dividing assets, ...
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Facebook and Divorce: The Odd Relationship

80 percent of all divorces mention one fatal word: Facebook. It may seem unbelievable, but the truth is, Facebook is dividing marriages left and right. Spouses will poke around on their partner's ...
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Can You Stay on Your Ex's Health Insurance After Divorce?

When people are about to go through a divorce, they have a plethora of questions on their minds. These questions may include: How long will the process take? Who will get custody of the kids? How will ...
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Qualifying for an Annulment

Are you curious about whether you qualify for an annulment? While each state has its own laws regarding annulment, they are based on some of the same principles. Unlike a religious annulment which ...
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Property Division and Retirement Benefits

Getting a divorce? You are likely in the process of sorting your property from your spouse's property. What you may not be aware of is that benefits that you and/or your spouse receive may also be ...
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Divorce: The Process and The Petition

Once you have decided to seek a divorce from your spouse, there are certain things that must be done in order to file properly. It is important to understand the filing process and what is included in ...
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What is Lump Sum Alimony?

Before you sign a divorce settlement agreement, it is important to understand divorce, property division, and alimony laws in your state. By understanding the laws and speaking with a Raleigh family ...
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Issues You Will Need to Address During Your Divorce

Although no two divorces are exactly alike, there are similar issues that almost every divorcing couple needs to consider. By understanding what these are beforehand, your divorce can be processed ...
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