Consult with an Attorney- You need to consult with an experienced family law attorney in your area. Divorce is complicated and it is better to know all your rights prior to making any substantial moves towards a divorce. Get your Finances in Order- You need to be aware of all your finances before a divorce. … Continue reading
Are you receiving a spousal support payment (“alimony”) from your ex-spouse? Then this blog might be of interest to you! In North Carolina alimony must be claimed as income on your taxes every year that you receive alimony payments. According to Sections 61(a)(8) and 71(a) of North Carolina’s Tax Code if a wife is divorced … Continue reading
Collaborative Law is a new alternative to the common approaches of Litigation and Mediation. It provides a friendlier and relaxed environment to foster negotiation, cooperation, and respect. Specific Benefits: 1. You can voice your opinions and feelings freely. You will know that your interests, needs, and concerns have been heard and will be taken into … Continue reading
Sean McIlveen explains what happens during an initial consultation with a divorce attorney at the McIlveen Family Law Firm.
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“No way!” you must be thinking. Every town’s gossip is full of stories of people getting divorced left and right. And I have heard on multiple occasions that “over 50% of people who get married get divorced!” I mean I can still hear my grandmother in my head, “these kids nowadays just don’t know how … Continue reading
McIlveen Family Law Firm assists clients in the process of transitioning from one chapter in their lives to the next. This transition for many is emotionally difficult. So many people are drawn to the concept of “winning,” or righting a wrong. Court is not like the television. Just because there is a judge does not … Continue reading
According to a recent Norwegian study conducted by Thomas Hansen and Britt Slagvord, the divorce rate is higher by 50% among couples that share housework duties equally compared to couples with the woman doing most of the household chores. The divorce rate is also higher when a husband does chores in the home, and the … Continue reading
During the divorce procedure, the process of finding unknown information about your partner is commonly referred to as discovery. The purpose of discovery is to help the judge determine a reasonable, although not always equal, division of all assets acquired during marriage. One way to acquire this information is through interrogations and detailed questions that … Continue reading