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Man still paying child support despite DNA results

Most everyone in North Carolina would likely agree that parents have certain obligations to their children. Both parents must ensure that the needs of their children are met. However, a man in another state claims that he is still being forced to pay child support even though a paternity test revealed that the child in question is not his.

Man owes over 175K in child support, charged with felony

Most people in North Carolina would likely admit that being a parent is difficult. Parents are often left wondering how they will ensure that the needs of their children are met. In some cases, a person might find him or herself unable to meet financial obligations. Unfortunately, the failure to make court-ordered child support payments could have serious consequences.

Family law proceeding of divorce more common in certain areas

Research shows that between 40% and 50% of marital unions end in divorce throughout the United States, including North Carolina. Unfortunately, where a person lives might contribute to his or her likelihood of going through the family law proceeding of divorce. Researchers recently determined that states with fewer instances of divorce have some things in common.

Who can claim children as dependents following a divorce?

There is no question that the end of a marriage is a significant life event. Even couples who have only been together a relatively short amount of time often have multiple decisions to make to extricate their lives from one another. Couples with children will have to continue to have a relationship, likely for the rest of their lives. One of the many important questions for couples in North Carolina who have sought a divorce involves claiming children as dependents when filing taxes.

Is child support still possible after remarriage?

The first marriage doesn't always work out for some people. However, that doesn't mean it is impossible to find love again. You may end up finding your true soulmate after a couple years of separation from your first spouse. If you had a child during that first marriage, then that means you no longer have to worry about single parent issues.

Wife's illness increases possibility of divorce

Many people in North Carolina include promises to love each other in sickness and health in their wedding vows. However, some research indicates that for some couples, that may not be the case. Specifically, when a woman experiences a serious illness, the couple experiences a higher chance of getting a divorce.

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