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Family Matters e-Newsletter (July 2019)
What Happens to Child Support When a Special Needs Child Reaches 18?
The Deployed Parents Act: Rights on Non-Parents (Part 2 of 2)
Harassment and Substantial Emotional Distress as Domestic Violence

Family Matters e-Newsletter (June 2019)
Overwhelmed: Where Do I Begin?
The Deployed Parents Act: Protecting Parents (Part 1 of 2)
Does North Carolina Recognize Quickie Divorces?

Family Matters e-Newsletter (March 2019)
The Live-in Girlfriend’s Income and Expenses in Alimony Cases
Putting Humpty Dumpty Together Again: Breach of Contract
The (Very Brief) History of Women, Separation and Necessaries

The Letter of the Law (January 2019)
When Does Child Support End?
Forgive and Forget: Condonation in North Carolina
How Are Marital Assets Valued in Court?

The Letter of the Law (December 2018)
What in the World is Divisible Property?
Second Thoughts About Separating: Should We Reconcile?
Free-Trader Agreements in North Carolina
Biofeedback: Another Tool For Managing Divorce Stress

The Letter of the Law (November 2018)
Overview of Personal Injury Law
Is Credit Card Debt Marital?
Can’t We Just Pick a Date of Separation and Get Our Divorce?

Family Matters e-Newsletter (September 2018)
Standing: Who Can and Can’t File for Custody
Life or Death Decisions: Healthcare Powers of Attorney
What is Marital Property in North Carolina?

Family Matters e-Newsletter (August 2018)
What Do All Those Custody Labels Really Mean? (2 of 2 – Physical Custody)
Is a 529 College Savings Plan a Gift to a Child or Marital Property?
The Trial: A Chaotic Experience

Family Matters E-newsletter (July 2018)
What Do All Those Custody Labels Really Mean in NC? (1 of 2 – Legal Custody)
My Ex Is Using the Attorney That I’m Paying For!
21 Divorce Experts All Share Their #1 Tip 
Clients and Attorneys Going in Different Directions: Marital Fault or Bad Behavior by the Other Parent

Family Matters E-newsletter (May 2018)
Domestic Violence Protective Orders
Contempt of Court in North Carolina
What Do Judges Consider in Alimony Cases?

Family Matters E-newsletter (April 2018)
The Top 3 Mistakes That Parents Make in Custody Cases
Why Are They Doing This? Motives in Family Law Disputes
Digital Privacy: Does Your Separation Agreement Have It?

Family Matters E-newsletter (January 2018)
Can My Underage Daughter Get an Abortion Without Me Knowing?
How a Contract Magically Becomes a Court Order: Incorporation
The Top Five Reasons a Divorce Matters in North Carolina

2017 Family Matters E-newsletters

Family Matters E-newsletter (December 2017)
Grandparent Rights in North Carolina
All About Adultery (Part 2 of 2)
Living With Your Lover: Better Get it in Writing

Family Matters E-newsletter (August/September 2017)
All About Adultery (Part 1 of 2)
Order in the Court: the Nuts and Bolts of Court Orders in NC
Holographic Will (a/k/a Do It Yourself Will) Myths

Family Matters E-newsletters (June/July 2017)
How Does Child Support Enforcement Work in NC?
Is My Attorney Friends with My Ex’s Attorney?
Arbitration: Family Law’s Best Kept Secret (Part 2 of 2)

Family Matters E-newsletters (May 2017)
The History of Moms and Custody Cases in NC
The Life Span of a Typical Case in Pitt County
Arbitration: Family Law’s Best Kept Secret (Part 1 of 2)

Family Matters E-newsletters (April 2017) 
Ten Things Your Lawyer Wishes You Knew
Collaborative Family Law: Are You Both on the Same Page?
Guest Feature: What Exactly is an Estate Plan?

Family Matters E-newsletters (March 2017)
Mudslinging in North Carolina Child Custody Cases
Ten Things Your Lawyer Wishes You Knew
Collaborative Family Law: Are You Both on the Same Page?
Guest Feature: What Exactly is an Estate Plan?

Family Matters E-newsletter (February 2017)
Guest Article: Daily Money Managers in Family Law Cases
Five Facts You Need to Know About Your House in a NC Divorce
What is the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act?

Family Matters E-newsletter (January 2017)
5 Things NC Courts Must Consider if a Parent Wants to Relocate With the Kids
Till Death Do Us Part: Life Insurance and Family Law
A Road Map For Getting to the Finish Line in Your Case

2016 Family Matters E-newsletters

Family Matters E-newsletter (December 2016)
Why Can’t We Use the Same Attorney if We Both Agree?
The Great Treasure Hunt: Hidden Income
How Do I Serve My Ex If I Can’t Find My Ex?

Family Matters E-newsletter (November 2016)
Your Case & the Cutting Room Floor: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Ten Tips For Financial Mediation
Medical Records in Family Law Cases

(No September or October 2016 E-newsletters)

Family Matters E-newsletter (August 2016)
Is an Uncontested Child Custody Order Right For You?
Can I Give Up My Rights as a Parent?
What Is Family Court?

Family Matters E-newsletter (July 2016)
New Case: Was the Marriage Worth the Paper it was Printed On?
Infliction of Emotional Distress: Does My Divorce Qualify?
What Happens to My Child Support Payment if I Quit My Job?

Family Matters E-newsletter (June 2016)
A Dish Best Served Cold: Malicious Prosecution Cases in NC
The House of Cards: Parents and Substance Abuse
Not a Shield Nor a Sword: Daddy Went to Prison

Family Matters E-newsletter (May 2016)
What Counts as Income for Child Support in NC?
Right to Privacy: Can We Close the Courtroom When I Testify?

Family Matters E-newsletter (April 2016)
Can My Spouse Spill the Beans in Court? Spousal Privilege in NC
Alternatives to Court – Alternative Dispute Resolution
Why Do I Have to Get All These Documents to Start My Case?

Family Matters E-newsletter (March 2016)
Is Your Life an Open Book? Part I: Protective Orders in Discovery
Is Your Life an Open Book? Part 2: Quashing Subpoenas
Two’s Company & Three’s a Crowd: 3rd Parties in Family Law Cases

Family Matters E-newsletter (February 2016)
Parenting Coordination (Guest Feature)
The Spirit of the Law: Enforcing Orders
Getting Attorney’s Fees in Family Law Cases

Family Matters E-newsletter (January 2016)
What Do Judges Consider in Child Custody Cases?
Going Through Your Case With a Fine Tooth Comb: Appeals
Hired Guns: Experts in Family Law Cases

2015 Family Matters E-newsletters

Family Matters E-newsletter (December 2015)
Five Myths About Child Support in North Carolina
How Do I Get My Name Off the Mortgage?
Marital Property on the Chopping Block: Is it Always 50/50?

Family Matters E-newsletter (November 2015)
Who Has the Final Say, the Client or the Lawyer?
Separate Property in a Nutshell
Should You Settle or Let the Judge Decide?
Doing the Right Thing: Reporting Abuse of the Disabled

Family Matters E-newsletter (October 2015)
Medical Expenses and Child Support
New Identities for Victims of Domestic Violence
Statutory Rape and the Age of Consent in NC

Family Matters E-newsletter (September 2015)
Passports and You Kids: Got a Ticket to Ride?
Child Custody Mediation in NC Courts
Basics of Child Support and Health Insurance
New Law: Civil No-Contact Orders For Victims of Sexual Assault

Family Matters E-newsletter (August 2015)
Businesses in NC Marital Property Division Cases
Untying the Knot: Alimony in Our State
New Law: Rights of the Terminally Ill to Try Experimental Treatment
Home Sweet Home? Can My Child Choose Where to Live?

Family Matters E-newsletter (July 2015)
Veterans and Military Families in Divorce and Separation
Airing Dirty Laundry: Alienation and Criminal Conversation Claims
The ABCs of College Expenses
What is Guardianship in North Carolina?

Family Matters E-newsletter (June 2015)
Too Close For Comfort: Legal Consequences of Incest
Social Media, the Legal System and Digital Footprints
Broken Hearts & Legal Claims for Breach of the Promise to Marry
How Much Will My Case Cost?

Family Matters E-newsletter (May 2015)
Things Aren’t Always What They Seem: Fraud in North Carolina
Surrogacy in North Carolina: What Can You Expect?
Domestic Violence Cases & Rights of Gun Owners

Family Matters E-newsletter (April 2015)
Unborn Children: Custody, Visitation, Guardianship and Neglect
Financial Fault in North Carolina Property Division
Finding Yourself: Unique Birth Certificate Dilemmas

Family Matters E-newsletter (March 2015)
Sex and Slander: Defamation in North Carolina
Show and Tell: Do You Really Need to Disclose Everything to Your Attorney?
How Do You Feel . . . Is Your Attorney Listening to You?
Family First: Four Caregiver Tips for Hospital Stays

Family Matters E-newsletter (February 2015)
Say It Ain’t So: Annulment, Void and Voidable Marriages in North Carolina
Equitable Distribution of Assets and Debts
Did We Reconcile or Are We Still Separated?
Why Does Court Take So Long?

Family Matters E-newsletter (January 2015)
Three’s a Crowd: Invisible Adoption Rights of Some Fathers in NC
Who Keeps Your Friends When You Split?
Are Bad Parents Rewarded in Custody Cases?

2014 Family Matters E-newsletters

Family Matters E-newsletter (December 2014)
Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbor (or Thy Ex): Perjury 
Having an Affair with a Married Person? Three Big Reasons to Reconsider
Sign on the Dotted Line: Separation Agreements in NC

Family Matters E-newsletter (November 2014)
And Then There’s Graduation. . . (Child Custody)
Your Nest Egg: Retirement and Divorce
All About Adoption: Procedure (Part 1 of 2)
Senior Citizens Handbook

Family Matters E-newsletter (October 2014)
Do You Really Want to Give Your Ex the Authority to Pull Your Plug?
New Military Divorce Guide – Free Download
Sanity and Insanity When it Comes to Granting a Divorce
Can the House I Owned Before Marriage Become Marital Property?

Family Matters E-newsletter (September 2014)
Credit Report Peekaboo: Can My Ex Look at My Credit Report?
Who Has the Decision on a Child’s Medical Treatment, the Doctor, the Minor or the Parent?
Don’t Roll the Dice: Try Family Financial Mediation

Family Matters E-newsletter (August 2014)
Child Abuse by the “Good” Parent
Announcement: VA Accreditation
Affairs of the Heart: Torts in Family Law
Just the Three of Us: You, Me and Uncle Sam

Family Matters E-newsletter (July 2014)
Life and Death and Family Law: The People
Life and Death and Family Law: The Financial Matters
American Indians and Family Law

Family Matters E-newsletter (June 2014)
Rules of Engagement: Prenuptial Agreements
Strange Bedfellows: Marital Fault in North Carolina
Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Courts

Family Matters E-newsletter (May 2014)
Child Neglect in North Carolina
Safe Surrender Laws
Divorce Magazine Spring 2014
Anatomy of a Subpoena
Focus on: The Carolina Pregnancy Center
The Pit Bull Lawyer

No February, March or April 2014 Issues

Family Matters E-newsletter (January 2014)
Bigamy and Polygamy: The More The Marry-er?
Legally Separated: Are We There Yet?
What Are Divorce Papers?
What Exactly is Child Abuse and Who Must Report It?

2013 Family Matters E-newsletters

Family Matters E-newsletter (December 2013)

Common Law Marriage: Did You Accidentally Get Married?
My Husband’s Name is Not on the Deed. Why Does He Have to Sign?
Message in a Bottle? Digital Co-parenting With You, Your Ex and the Children
Divorce Magazine 

Family Matters E-newsletter (November 2013)

Children who “Divorce” their Parents: Emancipation in NC
Divorce Guide
What’s in a Name? How Names are Established and Changed
“Grey” Property Division (after 50)
The Forensic CPA: Your Ally in Divorce

Family Matters E-newsletter (October 2013)

We’re Splitting Up – What About the Pets?
Fathers and Divorce: Learn How to Bond Without Mom Being There
Recovering From Divorce is Like Climbing a Mountain, One Challenging Step After Another
Free Download: Co-parenting After Divorce

Family Matters E-newsletter (September 2013)

Divorce Recovery – Mars and Venus: Advice from John Gray
Stay Away and Focus on Healing: Ending a Destructive Relationship
The Trauma of Betrayal . . . Suffering the Trauma of an Affair
Free Download: Financial Divorce Guide

Family Matters E-newsletter (August 2013)

New Option – Collaborative Family Law
Your Divorce: Experiment with Happiness
Five Most Common Money Mistakes
Divorce Magazine – Spring 2013


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