Tag Archives: children

Traveling Without Your Children

When you are preparing for your dream vacation, just you and your honey on the trip of your dreams, with Grandma or Best Friend taking care of your children, you will have much greater peace of mind if you provide the person caring for your child with certain important documents and information. If you do […]

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Twenty-five Ways to Help Your Children Through a Separation

Most parents love their children. Chances are that your child’s other parent is no exception to that generality. Most parents want their children to grow up to be happy, healthy, well balanced adults. But somewhere in the process of divorce and separation, parents make mistakes that end up hurting their children. While you may not […]

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Want to Know How to Feel Better with Your Situation? Be Grateful

Divorced? Spouse Has the children this holiday? Don’t get sad; get grateful. When you are going through a divorce or separation or just a hard time, the world comes crashing down and it is difficult to see the good things that are going on around you. A custody action is even more stressful. And when […]

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When Divorce May Actually Be Healthier Than Marriage

If you are in a marriage where you never know how your spouse is going to react, it may actually be hazardous to your health. There has been a long held general belief that marriage is healthier for a person than divorce; that a separation is not as healthy as togetherness. However, the results of […]

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How Your Matter Can Be Resolved

There are three basic ways in which your marital issues can be resolved. These three avenues are by court action, mediation, and separation agreement. Each venue has positive and negative aspects. In addition, there are two other options used less often, collaborative law, and arbitration. While each settlement option is different, all actions will require […]

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Child Custody Mediation

In North Carolina, child custody mediation is required before setting a matter on the trial calendar.  (NCGS 50-13.1(b)) Many matters can be settled at the mediation level, an outcome satisfying to both the parties and the court. You can do much better at the mediation if you follow the suggestions enumerated below. While the actual […]

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