Can I Date Now?

Can I Date Now?

Dating While Separated. Is It Ok? What is separation for purposes of divorce in North Carolina?  Legal separation in NC is living separate and apart with the intent to divorce. How long does it take to get a divorce in NC?  It takes one year from the date you separate...
Representing Men in Divorce

Representing Men in Divorce

Representing men in divorce is tough work. There are still stereotypes about men in divorce. In any divorce case, traditionally the sympathies are with the woman and often men and fathers do not receive a fair/ level playing field. Such ‘anti-men’ thinking in courts...
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...
NC Collaborative Divorce

NC Collaborative Divorce

A Collaborative Divorce Proceeding is an alternative to a judicial disposition of a case. It may be used to settle every aspect of a divorce when the parties involved submit a written agreement except for the actual divorce of absolute divorce. Collaborative Divorce...
North Carolina Family Law Arbitration

North Carolina Family Law Arbitration

The North Carolina Family Law Arbitration Act provides the ability to use arbitration instead of court hearings to resolve disputes relating to alimony, child custody, and child support. Aristotle is reputed to have said: “Equity is justice in that it goes...
Family Lawyers in Raleigh

Family Lawyers in Raleigh

As a Family Lawyer in Raleigh, I am often asked to describe what our Firm is like. When I describe the McIlveen Family Law Firm to prospective clients I always revert to my love of baseball, and I use a sports analogy to describe the firm. Why Choose a Family Lawyer...
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