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Prenups are for the <s>Birds</s> Millennials
You may have noticed the rising popularity of prenups (also known as prenuptial or premarital agreements). Couples use prenups as a way to come to agreement on various issues like how property will be divided and whether spousal support or alimony will be paid (if at all) in the event of divorce. Talking about these issues may not be fun, especially as an additional item on your wedding checklist, but these agreements can be very worth your while. 
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Hatcher Law Group Attorneys Receive 2019 Commitment To Justice Award From Safe Alliance
Hatcher Law Group Partner Paul A. DeJesse, Jr., and Family Law Attorney Alexandria P. K. Carini, were honored by Safe Alliance as selected recipients of the 2019 Commitment to Justice Award. This award was presented in honor and recognition of the pro bono legal representation they have provided to local victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the Charlotte community.
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Co-Parenting After Your Spouse’s Affair
In addition to all the complicated questions that come to light following your spouse’s affair, one of the most common questions from clients is whether or not there are rules in place to keep my spouse’s paramour away from my kids. What are my rights when determining custody of my children when a third party is involved?
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Coping with the Change that Comes with Divorce
If divorce may be looming somewhere in your present or future, it is time to seek the counsel of a divorce attorney so you know your rights and are educated on your options. A family law attorney will help you determine how best to proceed in your specific situation.  What I mean is, talk to a lawyer before you tell your spouse or significant other you want to part ways, before you move out, before you sign anything.  This may seem very foreign to you.  It may even feel dishonest.  But it’s act...
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5 Tips to Remember When Going to Court
Walking into a courthouse for the first time can be daunting. While you’ve been primed and prepared down to every last detail of your case, the uncharted territory and unfamiliar protocol of a courthouse presents mixed emotions of nervousness and excitement. Remembering these five tips will help you enter the courthouse confidently and present your case in the most effective way possible.
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3 Common Questions from Victims of Domestic Violence
A new sense of confidence is building in our society as more and more prominent figures step out from behind the veil of silence and share their stories of abuse.  The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports one in three women and one in four men have been physically abused by an intimate partner. On a local scale, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department (CMPD) reported one-quarter of all Charlotte homicides in 2017 were related to domestic violence. For some victims of abuse wh...
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