Spousal Support or Not? One of the many challenging aspects of a divorce is determining whether spousal support should be established. Post-separation support and alimony are utilized to help the dependent spouse maintain an accustomed standard of living. There are several things to consider when negotiating spousal support. Below are a few issues and 5 …

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  Guidelines Congress first passed federal laws establishing child support guidelines in the 1980s to accomplish three main goals: financially help children living in a single parent household; encourage payment of child support and promote consistent contact between parent and child Today, many of those same guidelines exist in order to ensure the safety, well-being, …

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Get to know your local Monroe, NC attorneys at Perry, Bundy, Plyler & Long LLP. Richard G. Long Jr. is the managing partner with Perry, Bundy, Plyer & Long, joining the firm in 1995.  Mr. Long primarily practices: family law emphasizing mediation real estate law business law municipal law. Here is our interview with Richard: …

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Be Aware Divorce is hard. On top of the emotional turmoil, you are also faced with the unpleasant task of dividing your property. Equitable Distribution, the process for dividing the property accumulated during your marriage, has several important legal limitations you should be aware of. That is why it is important to contact an Equitable …

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How To Start Your Business Right You’ve got a great idea and are ready to start your own business. How exciting! If you are like many new business owners, you are probably wondering how to legally structure your new business. You have heard about LLCs and corporations, but do you know the difference? Do you …

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