If you have found yourself unable to make child support payments, you could be going through different struggles. Aside from a potentially significant level of stress, you could face serious penalties, some of which have been discussed on this blog. For example, time behind bars, fines, and the interception of tax refunds or garnishment of wages can make life very hard. However, there are other consequences that could have a particularly harsh impact on your life, such as preventing you from obtaining a U.S. passport.
When you are divorced, there are many factors that impact whether you pay alimony and how much you pay. North Carolina law outlines specific circumstances where you can be discharged of your obligation to pay spousal support.
For parents, the time of year when children return to school can be very stressful. On top of preparing your child for some of the responsibilities that they will take on when summer break comes to an end, you may be running around trying to buy school supplies or clothes. At Cody Law Firm, we also understand how family law matters, from filing a divorce petition to working through a dispute over child custody or child support, can make this time of year even more challenging for families all throughout North Carolina.
Labor Day is here, and what does that mean? Increased police patrols over Labor Day weekend to try and arrest as many drunk drivers as possible throughout North Carolina.
During a North Carolina divorce, spouses will need to identify marital property so it can be divided equitably. Cash, cars and homes are fairly standard, but some couples have personal property such as antiques or artwork that is worth a significant amount of money. According to FindLaw, the judge could have considerable discretion in how these are divided.