Child Custody

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How to File for Sole Custody in North Carolina

If you and your spouse are divorcing or have divorced, and you feel your ex-partner is not suitable to be an equally involved parent to your children, you may be considering filing for sole child custody in North Carolina. To learn more, we’re sharing what you need to know about sole custody in North Carolina. […]

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Can a Consent Order Be Changed?

In North Carolina, when a married couple has children together and is divorcing, before the divorce is finalized, there must be an agreement on custody. In cases where the couple can’t agree, the judge will determine custody and issue a court order. However, as mediation becomes more common for divorcing couples who are seeking to […]

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How the “Best Interest of the Child” Principle Affects Custody

If a child custody case must be settled by a judge, rather than negotiated and agreed upon by the two parents, they will determine both legal and physical custody using the “best interest of the child” principle. Many parents don’t understand what this means, whether a judge has guidelines to use or they are ruling […]