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The Essential Divorce Hearing Guide

The Essential Divorce Hearing Guide

North Carolina is a “no-fault” divorce state, which means that either spouse can file for a divorce. As long as you live separately for one year, you or your spouse can file for an absolute divorce. Whether you wanted the divorce or not, after your year of separation,...
Uncontested vs Default Divorce: What is the Difference?

Uncontested vs Default Divorce: What is the Difference?

If you are thinking about divorce, you may wonder how it works and what the legal terms “default” and “uncontested” mean in North Carolina. You may have heard friends talking about an “easy divorce” or a divorce without going to court. There are ways to keep the costs...
Is a Divorce Party a Good Idea?

Is a Divorce Party a Good Idea?

A divorce means the end of a relationship that you once expected to last for a lifetime. No matter why it is ending, there is a sadness to the loss of a dream. Many individuals who divorce feel some loss and grief as they go through the separation period. Because the...
Divorce Mediation Checklist

Divorce Mediation Checklist

In North Carolina, many couples choose to work out the separation and divorce issues without court interference. Obtaining an uncontested divorce helps couples move forward more quickly and with less expense. However, if you and your spouse cannot agree on your...
Divorce From Bed And Board in NC

Divorce From Bed And Board in NC

In North Carolina, when we think about a couple getting a divorce, we are thinking about  “Absolute Divorce.” However, another type of divorce is called a “Divorce from Bed and Board” (DBB). A DBB does not give you “single” status again or allow you to remarry. In...
How to Deal with Divorce Grief

How to Deal with Divorce Grief

If you’ve gone through a divorce, you’ve faced the death of a dream. Whether contentious and complex or straightforward and uncontested, divorce is painful. No matter how “easy” your divorce is, there is a grief associated to letting go of your married life and...