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
Courts may grant alimony in North Carolina, but not in all divorce cases. The income of each spouse plays a significant role in determining whether or not a spouse is entitled to receive spousal support from the other spouse. The spouse who makes considerably less income than the other, also referred to as the dependent … Continue reading
North Carolina is a “no fault” divorce state, and grants a divorce judgment to legally married couples based only on two grounds. In order to grant a divorce judgment, the state requires either of the spouses to be legally insane, or for spouses to have lived separately for a year prior to filing for divorce. … 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
Divorce Spikes in March See our own, Attorney Angela McIlveen interviewed by Fox News about the spike in divorce filings in March.
A parent’s actual gross income from any source, including but not limited to income from employment or self-employment (salaries, wages, commissions, bonuses, dividends, severance pay, etc.), ownership or operation of a business, partnership, or corporation, rental of property, retirement or pensions, interest, trusts, annuities, capital gains, social security benefits, workers compensation benefits, unemployment insurance … Continue reading
Sean McIlveen explains what happens during an initial consultation with a divorce attorney at the McIlveen Family Law Firm.