Can You Nullify a Premarital Agreement?

A premarital agreement, also referred to as a prenuptial agreement or “prenup”, is a written contract created by two people before they are married. The contract addresses various rights and obligations of both parties if the marriage were to end, and often settles...

How Can My Alimony Payments Be Terminated?

Here is the scenario: You and your spouse go through the legal process in North Carolina to obtain a ruling on alimony claims. The judge rules in favor of you regarding alimony considering you to be the “dependent spouse” in the former marriage. As life goes on, you...

Mental Health Evaluations

In North Carolina, a court can order a mental health evaluation to be performed on one or both parents by Motion of either party, or if the Court deems it appropriate, the court can order an evaluation to be done in the case on its own motion. Mental...

Can I Date Other People Before My Divorce Is Final?

After your marriage is over and you are separated, you may become interested in dating again. However, if your divorce is not finalized, you may be wondering if you can date other people. In short, the answer is yes. In North Carolina, you are separated from your...

What If My Ex Won’t Pay Alimony?

You make it through the difficult divorce proceedings and the Judge awards you with alimony. However, soon after you realize your ex-spouse is not paying alimony. What are you to do? Under North Carolina law, either party to a divorce action may file a Complaint and...