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2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for North Carolina on
Q: What do I do if my ex wife is wanting to move my son out of NC without a custody agreement ?

Me and my ex wife have been civil since things have ended. No custody agreement, no child support, I give her money every week and I get my son every other weekend, she lives 3 hours from me. She told me she was moving but never told me where and tonight I have a screenshot of her telling me... Read more »

Wendy Smith
Wendy Smith answered on Apr 14, 2019

You need to hire an attorney ASAP to file a custody complaint and prevent the move.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Carolina on
Q: What does a gs 14-72a less than 100.00 taken what will happen to me
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Wendy Smith answered on Jan 3, 2019

The taking of property valued at less than $1,000, or receiving property valued at less than $1,000 is a class 1 misdemeanor in North Carolina. A class 1 misdemeanor carries a maximum punishment of 120 days in jail if you have five or more prior convictions (other than infractions). With no prior... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for North Carolina on
Q: Ex wants me to either inc. my child support from $371 to $718 or let her claim child for taxes. What is better option?NC

My support of $371 was for 2 children per Worksheet B when she was making more income and I was making less. One child turned 18 and support automatically dropped. I don't know how much tax benefit she would receive by being able to claim the younger child going further ?(daughter 14).

Wendy Smith
Wendy Smith answered on Nov 24, 2018

In order to truly evaluate your answer, I would need more information—I.e. your income, her income, extraordinary expenses, what does your previous custody order say, etc.

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