Factors of Marital Misconduct

Mar 4, 2012 in Spousal Support

In determining whether or not an award for alimony will be made, the Court may consider “marital misconduct” of the parties. According to North Carolina General Statute 50-16-1A, “marital misconduct” means any of the following acts that occur during the marriage and prior to or on the date of separation:


Child Custody Mediation in North Carolina

Mar 2, 2012 in Child Custody

Custody mediation is provided free of charge by the Court and allows the parties to work with a trained, neutral third party to develop a written parenting agreement. (more…)

The Best Interest of the Children

Mar 2, 2012 in Child Custody

Under North Carolina law, the Courts will determine custody arrangements according to what is “best interest of the child.” (more…)

The Year Long Wait

Mar 2, 2012 in Divorce

North Carolina law requires that the parties are separated for one year prior to the filing of the divorce claim and that the filing party have lived in North Carolina for at least six months prior to the filing of the action. (more…)

Your spouse has given you a separation agreement

Mar 2, 2012 in Separation

There is no question but that sometimes the end of a marriage happen by surprise. If you find yourself in situation where your spouse has presented you with a proposed separation agreement, (more…)