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Alimony in North Carolina: How Long Does It Last?

Alimony in North Carolina: How Long Does It Last?

No one answer fits everyone when it comes to how long alimony will last. It depends on many factors, including the couple’s income and the length of their marriage. In North Carolina, a judge can order support for a specified or indefinite term. Let’s look at what goes into a judge’s decision about how long spousal support should continue.

How to Know What Type of Divorce You Need

How to Know What Type of Divorce You Need

No one ever said that getting divorced was easy, but it can be much less complicated if you know about the different types of divorce. You may have heard the terms: collaborative divorce, no-fault divorce, uncontested divorce, divorce from bed and board, and absolute divorce. Keep reading to learn more about the types of divorce in our state, and prepare to take your next steps!

When Alienation of Affection Leads to Divorce

When Alienation of Affection Leads to Divorce

If you experience alienation of affection in your marriage, you may wonder if there is anything you can do. Let’s explore what alienation of affection is and when you can file a lawsuit against the person who took your spouse’s love away from you.

Child Support: How an Attorney Can Help

Child Support: How an Attorney Can Help

Child support is likely a top concern if you’re going through a separation or divorce. How will you afford to care for your children? What if the other parent isn’t willing to pay what is fair? A child support lawyer can help you negotiate a child support agreement that meets your children’s needs. They can also help you enforce child support payments if the other parent falls behind. Let’s look at how a child support lawyer can help you with child support.

How Long Do You Have to Be Married to Get Alimony in North Carolina?

How Long Do You Have to Be Married to Get Alimony in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, there is no one answer to the question, “How long do you have to be married to get alimony?” The courts take a variety of factors into account when making this determination. If you and your spouse are considering divorce, it’s essential to understand how alimony works in our state. Let’s explore the factors that go into awarding alimony and how much you might receive if you qualify.

How Long After a Divorce Can You Remarry in North Carolina?

How Long After a Divorce Can You Remarry in North Carolina?

If you’re divorcing, you may wonder, “How long after a divorce can you remarry?” The good news is that there is no waiting period in NC. However, you may need your finalized divorce documentation to pick up a new marriage license. Learn everything you need to know before picking up a new marriage license after divorce in North Carolina.

4 Sneaky Divorce Tactics to Watch Out For

4 Sneaky Divorce Tactics to Watch Out For

If you think your spouse is planning to leave you, or if they have already left, it’s crucial to watch out for sneaky divorce tactics. Often, the person intending to divorce will try to keep things quiet and under wraps to gain an advantage. Here are 4 sneaky divorce tactics that you need to watch out for.

Can Mediation Help You Avoid Divorce Court?

Can Mediation Help You Avoid Divorce Court?

When couples decide to divorce, there are questions about how it will work. One way to ease some of your concerns is to pursue an uncontested divorce. This type of divorce happens when both spouses agree on the terms of the divorce without needing court intervention. Working with a divorce mediation attorney can give you the ability to make it happen.

Don’t Overlook These 5 Things in Your Divorce Agreement

Don’t Overlook These 5 Things in Your Divorce Agreement

No one goes into a divorce anticipating things will go wrong, but all too often, things do. Frequently, essential items get overlooked in the final agreement. Missing crucial parts of your divorce agreement can lead to big problems later. Let’s discuss 5 things often overlooked in divorce agreements so you can protect yourself and your finances long after your divorce. 

Annulment of a Marriage in North Carolina: What You Need to Know

Annulment of a Marriage in North Carolina: What You Need to Know

An annulment of marriage in North Carolina is not as easy to obtain as one might think. To get an annulment, you must meet specific criteria. There are many reasons why a court will annul a marriage, but the couple has to meet requirements set by the state. Let’s look at what an annulment is and how you can get an annulment in NC.

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