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Is there specific paperwork that I can give to my child's father which, when signed, would relinquish his parental rights?

It does not appear that North Carolina allows you to execute any forms voluntarily …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

Can I take my ex back to court for special education fees for a child with learning disabilities?

The divorce decree will govern this dispute.  If the divorce decree does not differentiate …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

How can my son change his last name back to his mother's last name?

So his birth certificate has his Father's last name and his Social Security Card …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

What are the 5 most important reasons a child is given custody to one of the parents?

In NC, as with all other states, the court will always be looking …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago

I receive child support from my ex. I have remarried and have no income. Will this affect my payments I receive on the next 3 year review?

No, it should not.  North Carolina's statute specifically states that income of a person …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 9 years ago