The Belmont Brief

Divorce & Property Division

If you’re getting a divorce or know someone who is separated, you may be wondering about how shared property will now be split up. Here’s what you need to know… What is equitable distribution? The court has authority under Chapter 50 of the North Carolina General...

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Are You Uncertain About Absolute Divorce?

We’ve all heard the term “divorce” but maybe there’s more to separation than you know. If you’re thinking about splitting up or know someone filing for divorce, you probably have a lot of legal questions. Here are a few you may not know to ask that need to be...

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Clearing Up Custody Confusion

At sixteen, your oldest son has decided he doesn’t want to spend the summer with his mother. He fills your ex-wife in on his plans to stay home with you while she shoots you a picture of the third page of your 2011 custody order. It's the custody schedule you agreed...

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All About Adoption

I once read “Parenthood requires love.  Not DNA.”  Adopting is a special time in the life of a family.  If you’ve decided to welcome a child into your family or are considering adoption, here are some things you need to know: What does adoption look like in North...

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When Can A Third Party Seek Child Custody?

We’ve previously written about how courts use a “best interests of the child” standard to determine which parent is awarded custody.  However, the rules are different when someone other than a parent wants custody of a child. Often grandparents are raising a...

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