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North Carolina Divorce

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Information About Divorce in North Carolina

Courts and Community Resources
State Statutory Resources
Divorce Law
Marriage and Living Together Law
Child Support
Child Custody and Visitation Law
Property Division

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Courts and Community Resources

Lawyers and Divorce
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Glossary of Family Law Terms
North Carolina Trial Courts
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State Statutory Resources

If you wish to review your State's Statutes or Code, click the links below:

North Carolina General Statutes
North Carolina General Assembly

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Divorce Law

The residency requirement is 6 months. There are only two grounds for divorce in North Carolina: one-year separation and incurable insanity. For a one-year separation you must assert, under oath, that you and your spouse have lived separate and apart for one year. You must live in separate residences during that year. You do not need to file any papers to document the beginning of your separation; your assertion is sufficient to prove that the year has elapsed. The second ground for divorce in North Carolina is incurable insanity. This ground is rarely used.

Divorce and Separation in North Carolina - pamphlet provided by the North Carolina Bar Association
Divorce Statutes - North Carolina General Statutes - Chapter 50
Marital Settlement Agreements Explained

Marriage and Living Together Law

North Carolina Marriage Law - pamphlet provided by the North Carolina Bar Association

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Child Support

North Carolina Child Support Guidelines - from North Carolina DHHS
North Carolina Child Support Enforcement - from North Carolina DHHS
North Carolina Divorce and Child Support FAQs - from North Carolina Courts
Child Custody, Visitation Rights and Support - pamphlet by the North Carolina Bar Association
Child Support Explained

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Child Custody and Visitation Law

Child custody decisions are based on the best interests on the child.

Child Custody, Visitation and Support - pamphlet provided by the North Carolina Bar Association
Child Custody Mediation Program - North Carolina Courts
FAQ on Child Custody and Visitation
Child Custody Resources

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Property Division

North Carolina is an "equitable distribution" property state.

Marital and Separate Property in North Carolina - North Carolina General Statutes - Chapter 50, Section 20

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