Can I Nullify a Premarital Agreement?

A premarital agreement, also called a prenuptial agreement, is a contract a couple enters into before their wedding that lays out the rights and obligations of each spouse during and after the marriage. When signed after marriage, these types of contracts are called postmarital agreements, but they still work the same way. Whether you call…

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Can I Get Divorced Online in North Carolina?

Over the past couple of years, people across the country have learned to do a lot online. For years, many of us have ordered food, purchased clothing, and paid our bills online. Now, though, we may also seek medical treatment from doctors, have work-related meetings, take classes, and adopt pets. For a long time, we…

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

What Settlements are NOT Taxable? As a general rule of thumb, most personal injury settlements and jury verdicts obtained from any lawsuit are not taxed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). This rule applies only to compensatory damages you receive as restitution for the expenses you incurred in relation to physical injuries or illness. You…

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Can I Change My Child’s Name Without the Father’s Consent?

This is the first question that should have been asked by the mother featured recently in The New York Post article titled, “I hate my son’s name because it reminds me of my ex. Should I change it?” According to the mom, neither she nor her four-year-old son Jake like his name, and both want to change it. The…

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