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Attorney Kate Rech Named One of Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite 2019
Attorney Kate Rech Named One of Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite 2019

Attorney Kate Rech of Rech Law, P.C. in Charlotte has been considered an attorney-to-watch ever since her law firm opened her doors in 2010. She and her legal team have represented and guided hundreds of clients through divorces and intense family law disputes . Her ...

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    • DO I HAVE TO PROVE WRONGDOING IN MY MARRIAGE TO GET A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA?

      Want a divorce but your partner hasn’t done anything specific to warrant it? Luckily for you, North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state meaning that ...

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    • CONSIDERING EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION BEFORE SIGNING YOUR DIVORCE PAPERS

      In North Carolina, you must be separated for one year before you can file for Absolute Divorce. This year can go by fast, or slow, depending on the ...

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    • DO'S AND DON'TS AFTER AN ACCIDENT

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    • HOW ARE POST-SEPARATION SUPPORT AND ALIMONY DIFFERENT?

      It is not uncommon to hear the terms spousal support and alimony used interchangeably. So, what makes them different? Post-separation support: Meant ...

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    • DOESN'T MARITAL MISCONDUCT MEAN THERE WAS AN AFFAIR?

      Doesn’t marital misconduct just mean that one or both parties had an affair? The answer is yes and no. While it can be one definition of the term, it ...

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    • COMMON PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS FOR BLENDED FAMILIES

      Parents face many new challenges when entering into a second marriage and creating a stepfamily. When one or both partners have children from a prior ...

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    • DO'S AND DON'TS AFTER AN ACCIDENT

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    • YOU'VE BEEN SERVED, VIA FACEBOOK

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    • 50 OR OLDER? - "EMPTY-NEST DIVORCE" ON THE RISE

      A new phenomenon called “empty-nest divorce” is sweeping the nation. Empty-nest divorce refers to couples that rediscover themselves after their ...

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    • EXPUNGEMENTS: ERASE YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD

      A criminal record can have lasting effects on your everyday life. From what jobs you are eligible for to what sort of housing application you can fill ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART ONE- WHAT IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER?

      You may hear a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) also referred to as a 50B Order. In order to file for a DVPO, you must have a personal ...

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    • DO I HAVE TO PROVE WRONGDOING IN MY MARRIAGE TO GET A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA?

      Want a divorce but your partner hasn’t done anything specific to warrant it? Luckily for you, North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state meaning that ...

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    • WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IF I THINK MY SPOUSE IS WASTING MARITAL FUNDS?

      Dissipation of assets : The act of wasting, converting, or devaluing marital assets in an effort to change or alter the assets available for equitable ...

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    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

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    • DO I HAVE TO PROVE WRONGDOING IN MY MARRIAGE TO GET A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA?

      Want a divorce but your partner hasn’t done anything specific to warrant it? Luckily for you, North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state meaning that ...

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    • WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IF I THINK MY SPOUSE IS WASTING MARITAL FUNDS?

      Dissipation of assets : The act of wasting, converting, or devaluing marital assets in an effort to change or alter the assets available for equitable ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART ONE- WHAT IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER?

      You may hear a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) also referred to as a 50B Order. In order to file for a DVPO, you must have a personal ...

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    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

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    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

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    • Child Custody, Visitation Rights and Parenting Time

      When it comes to matters of child custody, there are far too many individuals who don’t truly understand their rights. In these types of cases, this ...

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    • How Does a Court Determine Child Custody?

      In any matter involving family law, few situations are as difficult to deal with and endure as child custody. These often involve long, arduous ...

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    • WHAT TYPE OF CUSTODY COULD I BE AWARDED IN MY CHILD CUSTODY CASE?

      When most people think of custody, they think of physical custody, however, there are two types of custody in North Carolina: Legal Custody - ...

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    • WILL MY CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION EVER END?

      Child Support: “Court-ordered payments, typically made by the noncustodial divorced parent, to support one’s minor child or children” So…you have to ...

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    • CAN MY SOCIAL MEDIA USE BE USED AGAINST ME IN A CUSTODY AND SUPPORT CASE?

      The phrase “whatever you say can and will be held against you in the court of law” holds true for social media. When establishing child custody, it is ...

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    • DIVORCED WITH KIDS? LET THE CO-PARENTING BEGIN!

      After a divorce, trying to navigate the waters of successful co-parenting with your ex-spouse can be stressful. Luckily, there are four key tricks to ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE- WHAT HAPPENS IF I VIOLATE A NC DVPO?

      With a DVPO, the defendant is ordered to stay away from the plaintiff, without contact of any kind for a certain period of time. DVPO’s can be issued ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART TWO- WHAT IS A CIVIL NO-CONTACT RESTRAINING ORDER?

      Also referred to as a 50C, a Civil No-Contact Restraining Order is meant to protect victims of nonconsensual sexual conduct or stalking. It offers ...

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    • WILL MY CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION EVER END?

      Child Support: “Court-ordered payments, typically made by the noncustodial divorced parent, to support one’s minor child or children” So…you have to ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE- WHAT HAPPENS IF I VIOLATE A NC DVPO?

      With a DVPO, the defendant is ordered to stay away from the plaintiff, without contact of any kind for a certain period of time. DVPO’s can be issued ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART TWO- WHAT IS A CIVIL NO-CONTACT RESTRAINING ORDER?

      Also referred to as a 50C, a Civil No-Contact Restraining Order is meant to protect victims of nonconsensual sexual conduct or stalking. It offers ...

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    • THREE SIMPLE TIPS FOR SURVIVING YOUR DAY IN COURT

      You’ve been meeting with your lawyer, preparing documents, and getting yourself ready for the big day in court. Though you may be intimidated when the ...

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    • CUSTODY MEDIATION: WHAT IS IT AND WHAT TO EXPECT

      In some cases involving children, litigation is necessary. Litigation is initiated when one party files a Complaint. If that Complaint includes a ...

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    • DATING AFTER SEPARATION

      One of the most asked questions a newly separated person has is, when is it ok to begin to date? There is no magic answer, but there are some things ...

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    • DATING AFTER SEPARATION

      One of the most asked questions a newly separated person has is, when is it ok to begin to date? There is no magic answer, but there are some things ...

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    • WHAT SHOULD I LOOK FOR IF I THINK MY SPOUSE IS WASTING MARITAL FUNDS?

      Dissipation of assets : The act of wasting, converting, or devaluing marital assets in an effort to change or alter the assets available for equitable ...

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    • DOES EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION MEAN A 50/50 SPLIT OF PROPERTY?

      What does it mean that North Carolina is an equitable distribution state? If property disagreements can’t be solved between parties, the court will ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART THREE- WHAT HAPPENS IF I VIOLATE A NC DVPO?

      With a DVPO, the defendant is ordered to stay away from the plaintiff, without contact of any kind for a certain period of time. DVPO’s can be issued ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART TWO- WHAT IS A CIVIL NO-CONTACT RESTRAINING ORDER?

      Also referred to as a 50C, a Civil No-Contact Restraining Order is meant to protect victims of nonconsensual sexual conduct or stalking. It offers ...

      View More
    • WILL MY CHILD SUPPORT OBLIGATION EVER END?

      Child Support: “Court-ordered payments, typically made by the noncustodial divorced parent, to support one’s minor child or children” So…you have to ...

      View More
    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

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    • YOU'VE BEEN SERVED...NOW WHAT?

      You’ve been served with divorce papers and are not sure what to make of them. What exactly are divorce papers? In North Carolina, divorce papers are ...

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    • YOU'VE BEEN SERVED, VIA FACEBOOK

      We’ve all seen those characters on TV who take on process server jobs for a little extra cash and are inevitably chased or threatened by the recipient ...

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    • COLLEGE TUITION AND DIVORCE – WHO FOOTS THE BILL?

      Twenty-six states order a non-custodial parent (the parent who does not have primary physical custody of the child) to pay for the college tuition of ...

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    • 50 OR OLDER? - "EMPTY-NEST DIVORCE" ON THE RISE

      A new phenomenon called “empty-nest divorce” is sweeping the nation. Empty-nest divorce refers to couples that rediscover themselves after their ...

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    • DESTINATION DIVORCE, ENDING YOUR MARRIAGE IN THE LAP OF LUXURY

      Divorce can be a stressful, emotionally charged, and overall exhausting process. But what if you and your soon to be ex could hash out the details of ...

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    • THREE PART SERIES: PART ONE- WHAT IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER?

      You may hear a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) also referred to as a 50B Order. In order to file for a DVPO, you must have a personal ...

      View More
    • 50 OR OLDER? - "EMPTY-NEST DIVORCE" ON THE RISE

      A new phenomenon called “empty-nest divorce” is sweeping the nation. Empty-nest divorce refers to couples that rediscover themselves after their ...

      View More
    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

      View More
    • DOES EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION MEAN A 50/50 SPLIT OF PROPERTY?

      What does it mean that North Carolina is an equitable distribution state? If property disagreements can’t be solved between parties, the court will ...

      View More
    • CONSIDERING EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION BEFORE SIGNING YOUR DIVORCE PAPERS

      In North Carolina, you must be separated for one year before you can file for Absolute Divorce. This year can go by fast, or slow, depending on the ...

      View More
    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

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    • FIVE THINGS TO DO AFTER SAYING "I DO"

      You’ve just said “I do” to the person of your dreams. You’re ready to start your life of bliss with them and you feel confident that you can tackle ...

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    • 7 STEPS TO FINDING YOUR PERFECT ATTORNEY

      Finding an attorney is like shopping for a pair of shoes; you want to find one that fits just right. You might feel pressure to retain the first ...

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    • EXPUNGEMENTS: ERASE YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD

      A criminal record can have lasting effects on your everyday life. From what jobs you are eligible for to what sort of housing application you can fill ...

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    • EXPUNGEMENTS: ERASE YOUR CRIMINAL RECORD

      A criminal record can have lasting effects on your everyday life. From what jobs you are eligible for to what sort of housing application you can fill ...

      View More
    • YOU'VE BEEN SERVED, VIA FACEBOOK

      We’ve all seen those characters on TV who take on process server jobs for a little extra cash and are inevitably chased or threatened by the recipient ...

      View More
    • THREE PART SERIES: PART ONE- WHAT IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER?

      You may hear a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) also referred to as a 50B Order. In order to file for a DVPO, you must have a personal ...

      View More
    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

      View More
    • DOES EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION MEAN A 50/50 SPLIT OF PROPERTY?

      What does it mean that North Carolina is an equitable distribution state? If property disagreements can’t be solved between parties, the court will ...

      View More
    • THREE PART SERIES: PART ONE- WHAT IS A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER?

      You may hear a Domestic Violence Protective Order (DVPO) also referred to as a 50B Order. In order to file for a DVPO, you must have a personal ...

      View More
    • WHY HAVING A PRENUP IS A GOOD IDEA

      There are a lot of stereotypes to having a prenuptial agreement. People usually feel that signing a prenup is preparing for a divorce, when you’re ...

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    • DATING AFTER SEPARATION

      One of the most asked questions a newly separated person has is, when is it ok to begin to date? There is no magic answer, but there are some things ...

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    • Attorney Kate Rech Named One of Business North Carolina Magazine’s Legal Elite 2019

      Attorney Kate Rech of Rech Law, P.C. in Charlotte has been considered an attorney-to-watch ever since her law firm opened her doors in 2010. She and ...

      View More
    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

      View More
    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

      View More
    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

      View More
    • DO I HAVE TO PROVE WRONGDOING IN MY MARRIAGE TO GET A DIVORCE IN NORTH CAROLINA?

      Want a divorce but your partner hasn’t done anything specific to warrant it? Luckily for you, North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state meaning that ...

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    • ABSOLUTE DIVORCE VS. DIVORCE FROM BED AND BOARD?

      What is it? How do I get it? Absolute Divorce No fault required Ends marital contract so spouses are not married anymore Must live separately and ...

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    • WHAT HAPPENS IF I DIE WITHOUT A WILL?

      Dying without a Will is legally referred to as dying intestate . Broken down, this means that your liabilities and assets are handled by the specific ...

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    • THE MOST IMPORTANT THING TO TAKE CARE OF IN A DIVORCE…YOU!

      With a million and one things to tackle in the midst of a divorce, YOU are the number one priority. While this may sound like common sense, self-care ...

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    • DOESN'T MARITAL MISCONDUCT MEAN THERE WAS AN AFFAIR?

      Doesn’t marital misconduct just mean that one or both parties had an affair? The answer is yes and no. While it can be one definition of the term, it ...

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    • WHY HAVING A PRENUP IS A GOOD IDEA

      There are a lot of stereotypes to having a prenuptial agreement. People usually feel that signing a prenup is preparing for a divorce, when you’re ...

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    • IS NESTING RIGHT FOR YOUR SEPARATION?

      Sometimes separation comes at you fast. Sometimes you are not afforded the time it takes to prepare yourself and your children for another home. ...

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    • HOW TO STAY ORGANIZED THROUGH YOUR DIVORCE

      If you find your divorce in litigation, one of the biggest favors you can do for yourself is keeping important documents and information organized and ...

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    • DO'S AND DON'TS AFTER AN ACCIDENT

      Have you experienced a slip-and-fall, car accident, or injury from a defective product? You may qualify for compensation in a personal injury case! ...

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    • IS IT POSSIBLE TO SUCCESSFULLY CO-PARENT DURING THE HOLIDAYS?

      While meant to be the season of happiness and joy, for a newly divorced parent, the holiday season can be quite scary. Here are five tips that you, as ...

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    • SURROGACY: LIMITED PROTECTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

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    • DO'S AND DON'TS AFTER AN ACCIDENT

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    • SOCIAL MEDIA AND PERSONAL INJURY: A DANGEROUS COMBINATION

      Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram…the list seems endless. We live, breathe, and eat in our cyber spaces; posting photos, catching up with ...

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    • HOW ARE POST-SEPARATION SUPPORT AND ALIMONY DIFFERENT?

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    • WHY DO I NEED A PREMARITAL AGREEMENT?

      Pre-Marital Agreements: Made between people who are considering marriage, but not yet married. They allow parties to determine major issues and what ...

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    • THREE-PART SERIES: PART ONE - THE GROWING TREND OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS

      As mentioned in our previous blog post about holiday engagements, premarital agreements are becoming a new norm for couples preparing to get married, ...

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    • THREE-PART SERIES: PART ONE - THE GROWING TREND OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS

      As mentioned in our previous blog post about holiday engagements, premarital agreements are becoming a new norm for couples preparing to get married, ...

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    • THREE-PART SERIES: PART ONE - THE GROWING TREND OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS

      As mentioned in our previous blog post about holiday engagements, premarital agreements are becoming a new norm for couples preparing to get married, ...

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    • WHY HAVING A PRENUP IS A GOOD IDEA

      There are a lot of stereotypes to having a prenuptial agreement. People usually feel that signing a prenup is preparing for a divorce, when you’re ...

      View More
    • THREE-PART SERIES: PART ONE - THE GROWING TREND OF PREMARITAL AGREEMENTS

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    • IS IT POSSIBLE TO SUCCESSFULLY CO-PARENT DURING THE HOLIDAYS?

      While meant to be the season of happiness and joy, for a newly divorced parent, the holiday season can be quite scary. Here are five tips that you, as ...

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    • HOW CAN I HELP VICTIMS OF THE CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES?

      With Camp, Woosley, and Hill fires ravaging northern and southern California, Rech Law sends our thoughts and prayers to those who have been ...

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    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

      View More
    • DATING AFTER SEPARATION

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      View More
    • DESTINATION DIVORCE, ENDING YOUR MARRIAGE IN THE LAP OF LUXURY

      Divorce can be a stressful, emotionally charged, and overall exhausting process. But what if you and your soon to be ex could hash out the details of ...

      View More
    • DOES MY EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION CLAIM DISAPPEAR AFTER THE DEATH OF A PARTY?

      The opposing party of your case has passed away, but what happens to your equitable distribution (ED) claim after the death of a party? Unlike most ...

      View More
    • CONSIDERING EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION BEFORE SIGNING YOUR DIVORCE PAPERS

      In North Carolina, you must be separated for one year before you can file for Absolute Divorce. This year can go by fast, or slow, depending on the ...

      View More
    • IS NESTING RIGHT FOR YOUR SEPARATION?

      Sometimes separation comes at you fast. Sometimes you are not afforded the time it takes to prepare yourself and your children for another home. ...

      View More
    • YOU'VE BEEN SERVED, VIA FACEBOOK

      We’ve all seen those characters on TV who take on process server jobs for a little extra cash and are inevitably chased or threatened by the recipient ...

      View More
    • SURROGACY: LIMITED PROTECTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

      A local news station, WSOCTV, recently posted an article about a couple welcoming their baby into the world; however, this was no ordinary family. ...

      View More
    • SURROGACY: LIMITED PROTECTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

      A local news station, WSOCTV, recently posted an article about a couple welcoming their baby into the world; however, this was no ordinary family. ...

      View More
    • SURROGACY: LIMITED PROTECTIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

      A local news station, WSOCTV, recently posted an article about a couple welcoming their baby into the world; however, this was no ordinary family. ...

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