Your loving marriage and sense of financial security were just destroyed by the discovery of your spouse’s affair. As you pick up the pieces of your broken marriage and prepare for the next chapter of your life, you watch your spouse seamlessly move-on with the same person responsible for ending your relationship. Such situations occur all too often and can leave one spouse with the need to seek retribution or level the playing field.
Historically, North Carolina marital laws have viewed the ...
There is a lot to know about family law and divorce. Here are a few highlights on the topics to get you started.
Absolute Divorce in North Carolina
In North Carolina, if you have been a resident of the state for six months and physically separated from your spouse for more than one year (366 days or more), you are eligible to obtain an absolute divorce. A separation agreement or distribution of property is not required prior to obtaining the divorce, and such a ...