Are college expenses part of Child Support?

As college tuition expenses continue to rise nationwide, there continues to be a concern in many family law cases about the payment of college tuition and expenses for children. During a family law case, a child’s wellbeing is often at the forefront and for many...

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...

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...