5 Tax Implications and Divorce

5 Tax Implications and Divorce

It’s that time of year again. The holidays are gone. The tree is down. W-2’s will be in the mail and on their way before you know it. Each year tax season brings with it new law, new questions, and new decisions. Adding a divorce or separation in the mix...
Trump’s Tax Plan Alimony

Trump’s Tax Plan Alimony

What does Trump’s new tax plan mean for alimony? Alimony awards in North Carolina are highly subjective and unpredictable. Unlike child support, there is no calculator where you can plug in your financial and personal information and determine whether alimony...
Alimony in North Carolina

Alimony in North Carolina

In North Carolina, Alimony is typically ordered  If one spouse is dependent on the other spouse to pay the marital expenses, the dependent spouse has a need for support after the parties separate, and the supporting spouse is able to pay the support. Alimony is...
Does cheating affect alimony?

Does cheating affect alimony?

In short, yes.  Although our legislature has given the trial courts wide discretion in determining the amount, duration, and manner of payment of alimony, this discretion is limited when a spouse successfully pleads and proves that the other spouse has engaged in...
Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support?

Will I Have to Pay Spousal Support?

On a regular basis, I hear from my clients the scenario that one of the spouses is staying at home for any number of reasons. It could be that the recession of 2008 hit the family pretty badly and one spouse lost his or her job. It could be that employer of one of the...
How long does alimony last?

How long does alimony last?

The court may set a specific time for alimony to expire. This decision is based on many factors including the length of the marriage and the ability of the supporting spouse to eventually be able to support him or her self. Even without a set expiration date, alimony...
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