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Protect Your Wedding and Event Planning Business With 4 Powerful Contract Clauses

Most wedding and event planners know that an air-tight contract is absolutely crucial to their success.  Without one, a difficult client can turn your event planning dream into a nightmare.  To make sure you protect your business, here are four terms all wedding and event planners should consider including in their client services contracts. Your

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What Happens to My Business If I Separate From My Spouse?

Marital property is property that was obtained or accumulated during marriage through marital effort or income.  If you started a business after your marriage, the business is marital property.  Mixed property is both separate and marital.  If you started a business before marriage, the increase in value due to business efforts during the marriage is

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New Beginnings – Dating Through Divorce

In addition to the longer days, warmer weather, and floral growth, the onset of Spring can bring about other new beginnings. For those who have finally crossed the threshold and are beginning to start dating again, there are a few things you may want to consider before finalizing that Tinder profile. Here are the most

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Your Guide to Charlotte Family Law

Why should you hire a Charlotte attorney? You might be wondering whether you need to hire a Charlotte family law attorney to help you with your case in North Carolina. People often think they can handle these issues, particularly in amicable situations, on their own. The reality is that you can resolve many family laws

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7 Family Law Misconceptions You Shouldn’t Believe

There are many misconceptions regarding the laws of any state. Here are some of the most common myths related to family law in North Carolina.  I want a legal separation:  Legal separations are not documents in N.C. An individual is “legally separated” when one spouse moves from the marital residence and at least one spouse

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A Holiday Custody Primer for Separated Parents

The winter break from school centered around the Christmas holidays is a stressful time for parents when they do not live each other.   Schedules are altered, travel may be involved and certainly in the early throes of a separation, not being without your children during a special time for them is heart-wrenching. To make

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Common Mistakes When Creating a Special Needs Trust (SNT)

When creating a Special Needs Trust (SNT), whether it’s part of a family’s estate plan or for an individual to hold his own assets, it’s important that it’s written to include the necessary requirements for the particular trust you’re drafting. An experienced special needs planning attorney will help you draft a SNT properly to avoid common mistakes that drafters, especially

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The Alimony Crap Shoot, Part I

Prior to October 1, 1995 alimony was based on fault.  A dependent spouse had to prove the supporting spouse committed adultery, was an abuser of alcohol or drugs, was violent, abandoned the innocent spouse or in other ways made his or her condition unbearable and intolerable.  Since that date a spouse is entitled to alimony

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