Appeals of Alimony Awards

Typically, if a civil money judgment is appealed to the North Carolina appellate division, the appellant may request a stay of the execution of that judgment by applying to the court and providing a bond.  This is not true in cases where one spouse has been...

Malone named as Rising Star in Super Lawyers magazine

The Vernon Law Firm, P.A. is pleased to announce that Linda M. Malone was recently named as a Rising Star in the 2019 List of North Carolina’s top attorneys in Super Lawyers magazine.  Ms. Malone received the recognition for her work in Estate Planning and...

CHILD SUPPORT: SECTION II – The Worksheets

In our last segment we discussed the fact that there are three different child support worksheets used in the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines – Worksheet A, Worksheet B and Worksheet C. The different worksheets are used for different custodial arrangements:...

CHILD SUPPORT: SECTION I – The Basics

  In North Carolina, Like many other states, a child support obligation is based on a set of uniform guidelines. However, this does not mean that child support cases are all the same. There are a variety of factors that may affect a child support case such as...