Monthly Archives: February 2012

Father’s Name on Birth Certificate Creates Presumption of Paternity

In a recent decision filed January 17, 2012, the North Carolina Court of Appeals in the matter of J.K.C and J.D.K held that when a child’s birth certificate identifies the father, he is presumed to be the biological father of … Continue reading

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Court Of Appeals Denies Jury Trial On Motion To Void Collaborative Law Agreement

In the case of Kiell v. Kiell (September 5, 2006), the North Carolina Court of Appeals held that a party claiming fraud in the inducement of a collaborative law agreement was not entitled to a jury trial.  Rather, the Court … Continue reading

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