Rice Law, PLLC - Divorce Attorneys

Rice Law, PLLC is a law firm serving the entire State of North Carolina with its primary offices in Wilmington and Burgaw

Divorce Lawyers at Rice Law provide full-service representation of clients throughout the State of North Carolina. We handle child custody and property division especially for complex matters.

Careers at Rice Law, PLLC


We are sad that Alison Ruppe is leaving us to work for the State of North Carolina. And with that, we are looking for a paralegal. If you know of a qualified applicant, please have them apply.

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Deputies: Man crashes car, fires shots into air and gets naked - WWAY TV


wwaytv3.com A man crashed into another car in New Hanover County Thursday night, fired shots into the air and then got naked, according to deputies.

New tax law affects alimony, could spur divorce surge


abajournal.com Some experts are predicting a surge in divorces this year as spouses paying alimony seek to take advantage of the deduction before it is eliminated.

Freedom for the Reels Brothers!

Seven years and still in jail for civil contempt very interesting situation #contempt

freedomforthereels.blogspot.pe A family seeks justice in a long disputed land grab.

How to tell people you're getting a divorce


chicagotribune.com Friends. Kids' friends. Co-workers. How do you tell people you're getting divorced, and when do you need to?

Getting married? Orbitz says NC’s best wedding spot is in Wilmington


wwaytv3.com Orbitz believes the best place for a trip down the aisle in the Tar Heel State is right here in the Cape Fear region.

7 Interesting Traits Divorced Couples Have In Common, According To Divorce Lawyers


bustle.com When it comes to separation, reasons why couples get divorced are varied, as well as the problems that might have led them there. While every couple and situation is different, divorce attorneys will tell you many of the couples they've worked with h…

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Not the way to act before the judge

A judge thought he misheard what this teen girl said to him, so he asked her to repeat herself. She did. When he realized he hadn't misheard, the judge issued a response that the teen girl wasn't expecting.

Wal-Mart offers free solution to medication disposal with North Carolina-based company DisposeRx | Port City Daily


portcitydaily.com NORTH CAROLINA — Wal-Mart has embraced a North Carolina-based company in a move that will help people dispose of their extra medications, before they can either become a danger to the environment or…

Five, so far, announce intentions to run for Pender County Sheriff | Port City Daily


portcitydaily.com PENDER COUNTY — The race for Pender County Sheriff is filling up fast; so far, five candidates have announced their intentions of running and filling the space which will be vacated by current…

Wife forced to pay for abusive husband's divorce lawyer


usatoday.com The law in Kentucky requires it when an unincarcerated spouse divorces one in jail or prison.

Wilmington red-light camera lawsuit joins nationwide effort against ‘fifty-year-old error’ | Port City Daily


portcitydaily.com WILMINGTON — Like thousands of other residents and visitors, Todd Platzer received a ticket in the mail after running a red light at the intersection at 17th and Dawson streets. Platzer appealed to…

'Divorce Day' as money worries drive split

Very similar in the US in that January spikes in divorce filings #divorceday

bbc.com The first working Monday of the year is when some married couples start to make divorce enquiries.

Is Anonymous Divorce the Future of High-Profile Breakups?


townandcountrymag.com Back doors, confidential files, reporter-free courtrooms: Can an anonymous divorce really save you from public humiliation?

January is 'divorce month' — a lawyer and a psychotherapist break down the top signs a marriage is about to dissolve


businessinsider.com After the holidays, many couples having marriage trouble decide it's time to file divorce papers. Here's how to know if you and your spouse could be among...

Nigerian couple meet on Facebook and wed one week later


cnn.com It was a day before New Year's Eve, and Nigerian furniture maker Chidimma Amedu was determined to find a wife.

Why wealthy people may be less successful in love


nbcnews.com A study found rich people are less likely than poorer people to exhibit flexibility and empathy in relationships.

Birth mom shares emotional video she made for son before his adoption - WWAY TV

wwaytv3.com A Utah woman who recorded a tearful video with her son just hours before his adoption was made official hopes the now-viral video shines a light on adoption.

Rice Law Child Custody Wilmington NC


Child Custody Wilmington NC

If I Get a Divorce, Will My Spouse Get Part of my Personal Injury Settlement? - Rice Law


#personalinjury #divorce

ricefamilylaw.com Personal injury settlements are reached as a result of a car accident, work accident, medical malpractice or other claim. They are personal because they are related to an injury to your body, mind or emotions. We are often asked whether personal injury settlement funds can or have to be split in a d...

Trump's tax bill will make 2018 a wild year for divorce


finance.yahoo.com The tax benefit is shifting from one spouse to the other when it comes to alimony payments, thanks to the GOP tax bill that was signed into law.

NC religious group held children in involuntary servitude, authorities say


wect.com Members of an “alternative religious group” living on a property in Godwin in Cumberland County forced children to perform forced labor instead of attending school, while also using a fake homescho...

Rice Law, PLLC | Divorce and Family Law at 401 Chestnut Street - Wilmington NC


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Pro Bono deal, they took good care of me and kept it easy. I found my attorney easy to reach and he always has my best intentions at heart.

birdeye.com 119 reviews of Rice Law, PLLC from Wilmington, NCPro Bono deal, they took good care of me and kept it easy. I found my attorney easy to reach and he always has my best intentions at heart.

Four years ago the Courthouse looked like this.....

Dividing Stock Options in Divorce - Rice Law


#dividingstockoptions #divorce

ricefamilylaw.com When dividing stock options in divorce, it is important to properly value, classify and distribute them to maximize the money for your client. What are Stock Options? Stock options are a salary substitute or a deferred compensation benefit. They are contracts that grant the right, but not the obliga...

Custody Exchanges During Bad Weather - Rice Law


#badweatherexchange #custodyexchange

ricefamilylaw.com What do you do if your custody exchange falls during bad weather? With the recent snow and ice storms here in South Eastern North Carolina plus our normal bad weather (hurricanes, floods, etc.), this question will come up. Since snow days or other bad weather days are typically treated just like any...

There's never been a better time to be single


cnn.com It was a banner year for the publication of massive studies challenging what we thought we knew about single people's supposedly inferior life voyages.

Suspicious Spouses Monitor Partners Digitally, Divorce Lawyers Say


npr.org NPR has been reporting on a chilling trend in technology and in love — the use of spying tools when couples split up. Are these tools legal?

Who will choose NC’s judges – Voters? Lawmakers? The governor? New plans released.


newsobserver.com A NC Senate commitee asked Sen. Phil Berger to create a joint Senate and House committee to study judicial reform proposals.

Lawyer for NFL star accused of seducing NC man’s wife has long list of famous clients


charlotteobserver.com A lawyer for the NFL’s Fletcher Cox, accused of seducing a Huntersville man’s wife, has represented singer Whitney Houston and numerous pro athletes.

Dad deserves jail term for recording child custody hearing, Pa. court says


pennlive.com The judges rejected Patrick Cline's argument that he didn't know the taping was illegal.

Marijuana businesses legalized by states could face federal prosecution under new DOJ policy


abajournal.com Attorney General Jeff Sessions will end a Justice Department policy against enforcement of federal marijuana law against states that have legalized the drug, the

Opening at 10:00 am today be safe folks

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Courthouse Closing Info

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I Know Where You've Been: Digital Spying And Divorce In The Smartphone Age


npr.org Breaking up is hard to do, and spy tools are making it even harder. According to family lawyers, scorned spouses are increasingly turning to GPS trackers and cheap spyware apps to watch an ex.

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New Power of Attorney Statutes Take Effect in 2018 - Rice Law


New law takes effect 2018 #POA

ricefamilylaw.com New laws take effect in North Carolina 1 January 2018 regarding a Power of Attorney. A Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows an individual to act on your behalf. There are different types of Power of Attorneys: General Power of Attorney A general power of attorney (POA) gives broad p....

Brunswick County Courthouse announces early closure due to weather

So you want to Appeal your Family Law Judgment/Order? - Rice Law


ricefamilylaw.com If you are unhappy with the Court’s decision in your family law case and there are valid grounds for appeal, you can appeal the decision to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Few people appeal the trial court’s decision. In fact, approximately 1% appeal. Appeals are expensive, complicated and ...

Elderly couple stopped with 60 lbs of weed intended for Christmas gifts


wwaytv3.com Patrick Jiron, 80, and his wife, 83, told deputies they were on their way to Vermont with the marijuana and intended to give it away as Christmas gifts.

A look at the new laws coming to North Carolina in 2018 - WWAY TV


wwaytv3.com Elections, prescribing of painkillers, and more will change come the New Year.

Who gets the dog in a divorce and other state laws going into effect in 2018


cnn.com Hundreds of new state laws go into effect. Here's a look at some of them that kick in with the New Year.

NC couple hoping to sort out wedding dress mix-up 30 years in the making


wect.com Cynthia “Cindy” Lessig walked down the aisle to marry Stephen Arneson in July 1988.

Families Offer Praise, Ideas for Reforming NC's Guardianship Process - North Carolina Health News

We handled several guardianship cases in 2017 #guardianship

northcarolinahealthnews.org North Carolina's program to provide guardianship for people with mental health or intellectual problems is in need of updating.

Horses for divorces: why ever more couples are fighting over the family steed


It’s not just a “U.K. thing”

telegraph.co.uk Solicitor Alice Couriel can count 19 out of 300 divorces her firm has been involved in over the past year where the warring couples found themselves at loggerheads over an immovable point of contention:

What to do on New Year’s Eve, a list of happenings both fun and free | Port City Daily


portcitydaily.com WILMINGTON — It’s been a long year, so it’s time to go out in style. There are free and fun events happening all across town, with live music and plenty of excuses to dress up for the last day of…

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Ten Most Read Legal Stories from the ABA in 2017.

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Soldier, wife take child custody appeal to social media


kten.com “We're going to fight to make this right,” said Sara Solis of Calera, whose soldier husband is currently deployed in Afghanistan.

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401 Chestnut St Ste G
Wilmington, NC

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