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Domestic Relations – Child Custody – G.S. § 50-13.7(a) – Change in Circumstances – Modification (access required)

Patten v. Werner. The trial court did not abuse its discretion by finding that the effects of substantial changes in circumstances on a minor child were self-evident, justifying a modification of a prior child custody order. We affirm the trial court's order modifying the prior custody order so as to grant primary physical custody to the defendant-father and secondary physical custody and liberal visitation to the plaintiff-mother.

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Domestic Relations – Motion to Modify – Child Support & Spousal Support – Change in Circumstances – Findings of Fact (access required)

Darden v. Darden. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-16-0407, 4 pp.) (John C. Martin, Ch.J.) Appealed from Guilford County District Court (Teresa Vincent, J.). N.C. App. Unpub. Holding: A trial court’s order that the defendant’s child support and spousal support payments “should ...

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