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During a marriage, spouses generally acquire property, whether it’s a home, cars, bank accounts, a business, IRAs or stock options.
In North Carolina, annulment is a highly unusual circumstance. In effect to annul a marriage means to void the marriage.
If you’ve been a resident of the state for six months and physically separated from your spouse for one year, then you’re eligible for a divorce.
In North Carolina, alimony can be paid in a lump sum or in a continuing, monthly basis. There is no formula for determining the amount and duration of alimony; that determination is up to the discretion of the judge.
In North Carolina, parents have a legal duty to financially support their children until they reach 18 years of age and have graduated from high school.
One of the most litigated issues that can arise during a divorce is child custody and visitation. North Carolina law provides that custody determinations are to be made in the best interests of the child.
Legal separation occurs on the date you and your spouse move into separate residences with the intent to continue living separate and apart from each other. Moving out without a plan can have a negative impact on your case.
Divorce is both an emotional transition and a complex business transaction; we can help you get through it.
Divorce is an emotional transition and a complex business transaction. Gailor Hunt maintains close, professional associations with many counselors and therapists.