North Carolina Divorce Law Blog

Feb
15

Can I Date While Separated?

You and your spouse are legally separated. North Carolina won’t grant the divorce until the state-mandated one-year physical separation is over, but you have met someone new. Can you start dating during the separation period? The truth is, you should... Keep Reading

Jan
27

Proving Adultery in a North Carolina Divorce

If you are in the process of filing for divorce because your spouse was having an affair, you might be wondering whether that adultery will impact your divorce settlement and, if so, how you can prove adultery. Although adultery is... Keep Reading

Jan
27

Tips for Preparing to Separate If You Can’t Afford to Move Out Yet

As you may know, North Carolina law requires couples to live separate and apart for one year before being eligible to get divorced. However, numerous situations arise in which married couples in North Carolina who want to file for divorce... Keep Reading

Dec
16

Restraining Orders Signal ‘Love’ Gone Awry

When a relationship goes wrong or is on the verge of going wrong, things can become more negative than you thought possible. The legal system provides tools to help people who have found themselves in an angry or abusive relationship.... Keep Reading

Dec
14

How Can Social Media Affect Your Family Law Case?

If you are thinking about filing for divorce in North Carolina or if you are in the middle of divorce proceedings, it is important to think carefully about what you post on social media sites. When matters of family law... Keep Reading

Oct
20

Holiday Co-Parenting and Safety This Halloween

For parents who are newly divorced and are splitting custody, holidays can be an especially complicated time, as it is likely that both parents want to spend the holiday with their child. While a Raleigh child custody lawyer can help... Keep Reading

Oct
14

Dividing Retirement Assets

When you are planning to file for divorce after many years of marriage, you will need to think carefully about dividing retirement assets and doing what you can to minimize tax implications. The phenomenon of “gray divorce,” which is explained... Keep Reading

Oct
14

Does Substance Abuse Cause Domestic Abuse?

If you or someone you love has been in an abusive relationship, you know that it can feel extremely difficult, and sometimes impossible, to see a path out of the harmful situation. And coping with substance abuse in the household... Keep Reading

Sep
27

The Disturbing Truth About Domestic Violence on College Campuses

Whether you’re starting your freshman year or getting ready to graduate in the spring, you’ve probably got a lot on your mind as a college student this fall. There are new classes to attend, dorms to move into, and assignments... Keep Reading

Aug
23

5 Types of Insurance Changes to Make After Divorce

Anytime you make a major change in your life, it can impact your finances. Whether you decide to get married or to have children, you will be making financial changes and updating your insurance policies. Divorce, perhaps more than any... Keep Reading

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Can I Date While Separated?

You and your spouse are legally separated. North Carolina won’t grant the divorce until the state-mandated one-year physical separation is over, but you have met someone new. Can you start dating during the separation period? The truth is, you should... Keep Reading

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