Like many North Carolina couples who are considering divorce, you probably have enough conflict in your life right now. It is likely you and your spouse are not getting along, but you are also dealing with your parents, in-laws, mutual friends and even your children who are giving you grief about the end of your marriage. Anticipating a long, difficult legal battle is not an appealing prospect.
If your co-parent is getting sole custody of your children and you have visitation rights, it's essential to craft a visitation schedule that allows you and your kids to forge a healthy relationship as they grow up even though you won't be part of their everyday lives.
When you begin a business partnership, it's essential to put a solid, detailed operating agreement in place. That's true whether you're forming a partnership with your best friend since kindergarten, your brother-in-law, a longtime work colleague or someone you barely know.
It's not so unusual these days for couples to be together for a long time and have children, but never marry. This isn't just something that celebrities do. People in all parts of the country and from all walks of life choose not to tie the knot for any number of reasons.
As law enforcement professionals work to combat the opioid epidemic that's gripping large parts the country, people who provide drugs to someone who overdoses or are even around while the person took the drugs are increasingly being prosecuted for homicide and similar crimes. This includes not just dealers, but friends and family members.
If you own a trucking company, you know how difficult it is these days to get qualified, experienced drivers. Many companies are relaxing their rules and hiring younger and/or older drivers than they did in the past. They may not be able to meet the demand for their services without hiring drivers who don't have pristine driving records or don't have many hours behind the wheel of large commercial trucks.
While you may have known from a young age that you should avoid illegal substances, you may have a close family member who did not heed the warnings. As a result, you have watched him or her struggle with addiction and wonder how you could potentially help. Sometimes, you may have feared that he or she was too far gone for help.