Category Archives: North Carolina Law

Only Marriage, And Not Same-Sex Domestic Unions, Would Be Recognized In North Carolina Under Proposed North Carolina Constitutional Amendment 1

On the May 2012 North Carolina statewide ballot, a proposed constitutional amendment will appear which would establish marriage as the only domestic legal union between a man and a woman.  This amendment would amend Article 14 of the North Carolina … 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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North Carolina Supreme Court Allows Termination Of Alimony Due To Cohabitation

In the decision of Underwood v. Underwood filed August 26, 2011, the North Carolina Supreme Court reversed the Court of Appeals and the trial court and held that an alimony obligation in a court order should terminate because of the … Continue reading

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North Carolina Legislature Gives Father of Unborn Child Claim for Civil Damages Against Abortion Provider

In a recent statutory provision N.C.G.S. § 90-21.80 et seq., the North Carolina legislature passed the Woman’s Right to Know Act which enacted certain restrictions with regard to obtaining an abortion.  Part of the statutory provision includes § 90-21.88 which … Continue reading

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