Greetings. I have a couple I would like to see changed.
First, I would like to see the actual legal separation date be marked by filing a notice to the court of an intent to divorce/separate. This would clear up a large amount of the issues with date of separation. Of course, this could potentially hold up some divorces for people who don’t research the law surrounding their separation and eventual divorce.
Next, I would like to see child support more directly related to the actual expenses of the child and not an arbitrary amount that may/may not work for most.
Also, I think that if one spouse runs up credit card debt, totally unbeknownst to the other spouse, and not because of a lack of basic necessities, then the spouse creating the debt should have to pay it all.
Finally, and I am sure I can think of others if I had more time, I would make all attorneys charge flat fees. Gone would be the days of having mounting debt with no end in sight. When you buy a car, you know how much it is, even with the financing. Doctor’s place a price on each visit and procedure. Why shouldn’t it be the same with attorneys?
Thank you and sorry to hear about your situation. If you are not living together, then you are legally separated, by the way.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
919.787.6668 main phone
919.256.1665 direct fax
10925 David Taylor Drive, Suite 100
Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
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