Family Law Bulletin Series

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Equitable Distribution Update: Tenancy by the Entirety; Postseparation Payment of Debt; and Defined Contribution Retirement Accounts Cheryl D. Howell 2014

This bulletin discusses three recent developments affecting the law and equitable distribution in North Carolina.

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Third Party Custody and Visitation Actions: 2010 Update to the Present State of the Law in North Carolina Cheryl D. Howell 2011

Discusses the present state of the law in North Carolina regarding the constitutional rights of parents in custody and visitation actions brought against them by nonparent third parties.

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2011 Revisions to the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines Cheryl D. Howell 2010

This bulletin describes the revisions to the 2006 guidelines, revisions that were adopted by the Conference of Chief District Court Judges on October 6, 2010, and that are to be applied in child su

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Imputing Income to Parents in Child Support Proceedings John L. Saxon 2008

This bulletin examines when and how a court lawfully may impute potential income to a child's parent in a legal proceeding to establish or modify a child support order.

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Who Are the Parties in IV-D Child Support Proceedings? And What Difference Does It Make? John L. Saxon 2007

This bulletin examines:

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Third Party Custody and Visitation Actions: The Present State of the Law in North Carolina Cheryl D. Howell 2006

Discusses the present state of the law in North Carolina concerning the common law and constitutional right of parents to the exclusive care, custody and control of their children.

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Impact of the New Bankruptcy Reform Act on Family Law in North Carolina John L. Saxon 2005

Describes and analyzes the provisions of the new bankruptcy reform law in the context of the current federal Bankruptcy Code and North Carolina family law.

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"Freezing and Seizing" Joint Bank Accounts to Collect Past-Due Child Support: Due Process and Legal Rights of Nonliable Depositors Robyn Rone, John L. Saxon 2004

Compiles and discusses family law cases decided between June 1, 2002, and February 1, 2003.

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Who's Your Daddy? Comparing North Carolina's Paternity Law and the Uniform Parentage Act John L. Saxon 2004

Describes how North Carolina's statutory and case law addresses legal issues regarding parentage in light of recent social, scientific, and legal developments and compares North Carolina's law rega

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Recent Developments: Equitable Distribution after the Death of a Party Cheryl D. Howell 2003

Reviews the development of the law in North Carolina regarding equitable distribution actions after the death of a party and to identify the applicable time limitations for pursuing a claim for equ

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Recent Cases and Legislation Relating to Family Law: Filed or Enacted between February 1, and July 1, 2003 Cheryl D. Howell 2003

Compiles and discusses family law cases and legislation filed or enacted between February 1, and July 1, 2003.

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Recent Family Law Cases (June 1, 2002 - February 1, 2003) Cheryl D. Howell 2003

Compiles and discusses family law cases decided between June 1, 2002, and February 1, 2003.

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North Carolina's Revised Child Support Guidelines (2002) John L. Saxon 2002

Describes the revisions to North Carolina's 1998 child support guidlines that were adopted by the Conference of Child District Court Judges on June 17, 2002 (effective October 1, 2002).

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Recent Family Law Cases (October 1, 2001 - March 1, 2002) Cheryl D. Howell 2002

Compiles and discusses family law cases decided between October 1, 2001 and March 1, 2002.

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"Reconciling" Multiple Child Support Orders under UIFSA and FFCCSOA: The Twaddell, Roberts, and Dunn Cases John L. Saxon 2000

Discusses a set of rules established by the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act and the Full Faith and Credit for Child Support Orders Act to "reconcile" multiple child support orders entered by

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International Establishment and Enforcement of Family Support John L. Saxon 1999

Discusses some of the international, federal, and state laws that apply, or might not apply, to international family support cases; examines how these laws apply to cases in which a spouse, parent,

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