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  • How Is Debt Divided in a North Carolina Divorce?
    How Is Debt Divided in a North Carolina Divorce?

    When spouses file for divorce, they must go through the process of property division. During this process, the court will determine how assets and property are divided according to the principle of ...

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  • Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is the attempt to cause bodily injury, or intentionally causing bodily injury upon an individual or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of that individual by a person ...

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  • Alimony

    In North Carolina, alimony is an order for payment for the support and maintenance of a spouse or former spouse for a specified or for an indefinite term. A “dependent spouse” is a spouse who is ...

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  • Equitable Distribution
    Equitable Distribution

    Equitable distribution is the legal term in North Carolina for the process of dividing marital and divisible property. Equitable is not synonymous with equal and a 50/50 split is not required. ...

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  • Types Of Property
    Types Of Property

    When going through a divorce, many people are concerned with how their property will be divided. It is the Court’s task to determine what is the marital and divisible property and to provide for the ...

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  • Absolute Divorce
    Absolute Divorce

    If you are interested in obtaining a divorce from your spouse in North Carolina, you must be separated for at least one full year. The term “separated” is a legal term of art and means that you must ...

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