North Carolina Divorce Lawyers
Helping North Carolinians for Over 30 Years
North Carolina Divorce Lawyer
When facing the difficulties of divorce, there are many challenges you will face and important decisions you will have to make. The King Law Firm has been helping North Carolinians through the intricate process of divorce for over 30 years. The King Law Firm understands the Legal process surrounding the end of a marriage and will help you find the best solutions for your unique situation.
Getting a divorce can be a very stressful process, especially if faced with losing custody of your child, half or more of your assets and property. In some instances, the outcome of your divorce can have changes that may affect your life for many years. The King Law Firm will aggressively represent you and do everything necessary to assure you receive a fair settlement, and favorable terms for child custody, child support, and spousal support.
Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce
Do I Need Grounds To File For Divorce In North Carolina?
North Carolina is a no-fault state. Neither you nor your spouses are required to have a reason to file for divorce.
There are only two requirements you must meet in order to divorce your spouse in North Carolina.
1: You must live in different households for at least 12 months and 1 day, prior to filing for divorce.
2: One Spouse must intend to end the marital relationship. (both parties do not have to agree on wanting a divorce)
Do I Need To Hire An Attorney For My Divorce?
Some people are able to file for divorce without the assistance of an attorney.
While it is certainly not necessary to hire an attorney to file your divorce, it is highly recommended that you meet with an experienced divorce attorney before filing for divorce.
Before moving forward, it’s important to know that divorce laws can be difficult to understand and many North Carolina counties have made local rules which must be followed regarding divorce and or alimony.
Is Mediation Required For My Divorce?
In North Carolina, if a party files for equitable distribution both parties are required to attend mediation prior to having a trial. The court requires that the parties attend mediation in an attempt to resolve the parties’ marital assets and debts. It is also possible to attend mediation prior to filing for equitable distribution.
After My Divorce Can I Use My Maiden Name?
Yes, but it is important that you let your attorney know you want to include this in the divorce complaint. If you have been served with a complaint for divorce, this request should be made in an answer to the complaint.
Depending on your situation, divorce can be a very complex process. The Attorneys at the King Law Firm have years of experience and will guide you through the divorce process. Contact us today for a Free Consultation.
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