This manuscript is designed to provide family law attorneys with a nuanced view of many of the issues concerning child custody, child support and guardianship of minors.
A review of some of the finer points of law encountered when applying the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines
Best practices to employ when selecting a Parenting Coordinator (PC), when drafting the PC’s appointment order, and how to deal with a PC gone “astray”
A detailed look at the role of a Guardian Ad Litem in a North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 50 custody case
The basic procedures and substantive law related to guardianship of a minor and the lesser known, stand-by guardianship of minors, and the interplay between guardianship proceedings and Chapter 50 child custody actions
Custody modification and determining what really is a substantial change
An update on the meaning and likely effect of North Carolina General Statutes § 50-13.01 which became effective on 10-20-2015
A summary of existing model parenting guidelines and a presentation about what other states are doing
The contents of this manuscript will help you:
Learn the ins and outs of the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines from an expert in the field
Improve your understanding of how best to utilize PCs and GALs in custody proceedings and how to achieve your client’s goals
Sharpen your ability to assess whether and when to seek modification of Custody for your client
Gain insight into the prevailing trends in custody and child support determinations
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