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How Long Do You Have to be Separated Before You Can Divorce in NC?

If you are considering divorce in NC, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. One of the most common questions surrounding divorce is that of separation. Many people wonder if you need to be legally separated before you can officially divorce in NC and if so, how long you have to be separated […]

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What to Consider in a No-Fault Divorce

If you are looking at a no-fault divorce, there are considerations you should be aware of regarding alimony, child support, and property divisions. North Carolina is a no-fault divorce state, which means that the spouse who files for the divorce doesn’t need to show a specific cause or that either spouse was at fault. However, […]

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Prepare for these Surprising Divorce Trends & Shifts

Statements like “One in three marriages ends in divorce,” and “People who get married young always get divorced,” are common, and while they may have been true at one time, are they still? Our divorce attorneys in Raleigh are taking the opportunity to see how trends in marriage and divorce have changed and how this […]

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Do You Need an Expert Witness in Your Divorce Case?

When you think of an expert witness, you are more likely to picture a criminal case, where an expert witness is a doctor or psychiatrist. Experts are often brought in during divorces, too, and if your divorce is contested and going to trial, having an expert may help you get the settlement or custody arrangement […]

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Fathers’ Custody Rights in North Carolina

There is still the expectation in our society that mothers are to be the sole caregivers and fathers to be breadwinners, more dedicated to careers than family. The reality these days is that both parents may work outside the home and more fathers are taking a proactive role in childcare than ever before. This shift […]