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How Does Marital Misconduct Affect Alimony?

In a divorce, the court may divide marital property and debt via equitable distribution. It may also award spousal support, or alimony, to one party to support that party’s reasonable needs. In determining whether to award alimony and how much…

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Are NC Divorce Records Public?

Couples who file for divorce often experience a great deal of stress and emotion during the process. You may wish to maintain privacy regarding the event with hopes of keeping this painful part your life out of public view. However,…

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Pet Custody in a Divorce

When you file for a divorce, you need to be prepared to divide much of your property between you and your spouse. North Carolina is an equitable distribution state, which means the court will, upon request, assume the responsibility to…

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7 Tips To Help You through Your Divorce

According to the American Psychological Association, as many as 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While getting a divorce is probably one of the most taxing and emotional events you can go through, it may be necessary. To…

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Divorce In North Carolina: What You Need To Know

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