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What Does No-Fault Divorce Mean?

Many states, including North Carolina, have adopted laws for no-fault divorces. Instead of requiring a spouse to prove marital misconduct to obtain a divorce, the courts may grant an absolute divorce for no other cause than a spouse wants to end the marriage.

However, marital misconduct may affect the...

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Equitable Distribution

Determining an equitable distribution of marital assets can be the most technically difficult part of a divorce. If you are dealing with complex property division issues, it is in your best interests to seek the help of an experienced lawyer. At Greene Crow & Smith, our family law attorneys are committed to giving you...
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North Carolina Child Support Guidelines

Child Support guidelines vary between states, if you are divorced, separated or looking to become separated knowing your states child support guidelines is extremely important. All of us here at the law firm of Greene Crow & Smith are well versed in the ins and outs of North Carolina child support guidelines, and are...
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New Tax Bill Just Erased Your Alimony Deduction

President Trump recently signed the giant tax overhaul that includes a provision scraping a 75-year-old tax deduction for alimony payments. Alimony payments, typically defined in the terms of a divorce settlement, are the payments someone gives to an ex-spouse who earns less money. Statistics vary, but The IRS says that approximately 600,000 Americans claimed an...
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Tips for Your First Meeting with a Divorce Attorney

Tips for Your First Meeting with a Divorce Attorney Divorce is stressful, but the right attorney can help ease you through the process. Your first meeting with a divorce attorney more than likely comes at a time when you’re stressed, worried, emotional, and, perhaps, angry. You may be nervous about your consultation, but don’t be—your...
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