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Legal Separation in Family Law

When is the date of separation? A separation between a married couple occurs when you no longer reside at the same address with the intent to remain permanently separated. Living in separate areas of the marital home or property does not meet the requirement for...

Do Dismissed Cases Show Up on a Background Check?

Many times, lower level criminal charges (such as possession of marijuana, shoplifting, or open container tickets) are eligible to be dismissed.  However, the dismissal of the charge does not end the consequences of the arrest. Dismissals In the North Carolina Courts,...