Absolute Divorce

Obtaining an Absolute Divorce in North Carolina

What You Need to Know Many have heard the term “absolute divorce” but aren’t certain what exactly it means in North Carolina – or how to go about obtaining one. If you’ve decided that divorce is the best option for your marriage, you’ll need to obtain an absolute...

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Do I Need an Attorney to Obtain an Absolute Divorce?

In North Carolina, there are two ways to obtain an “absolute” divorce. The first, is for the couple intending to divorce to live separate and apart for one year – that is being physically separated and not living together for at least a year and a day with the intent...

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Finding a new Home During a Divorce

At some point in the divorce proceedings, either you or your spouse will have to move out of the marital home. It may even be that both of you have to find a new place to live.

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What is a Divorce from Bed and Board?

Unlike an absolute divorce, a divorce from bed and board does not completely end a marriage, but it does affect each party’s rights with regard to each other and each other’s estate.

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How can my separation agreement be enforced?

A separation agreement will be enforced differently depending on whether it has become part of a court order. A separation agreement that isn’t part of a court order is treated like any other contract made between parties.

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There are some common resources that apply to most divorces. This is a good place to start.


Answers to your most common questions can be found here. Frequently Asked Questions


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When a marriage ends, it is never easy. It can feel like there are a million things to consider — from the practical decisions about property and finances to the emotional heartbreak of ending a relationship.

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