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What is Condonation?

During a separation, spouses may accuse one another of acts of marital misconduct. In Chapter 50 of the North Carolina General Statutes, there is a list of actions that could constitute marital misconduct if committed by a spouse. Below are a few common...

Is Private School Something I Have To Pay For?

In North Carolina, child support is determined using the North Carolina Child Support Guidelines. If parents have a combined adjusted gross income of over $360,000.00 per year, they are not subject to the guidelines. Instead, the court will use its discretion to set a...

What is a Legal Annulment?

A legal Annulment in North Carolina is a judicial declaration that a marriage never existed. Annulments are very rare, but when an annulment is involved, there is no marital property or alimony to be determined. There are very limited circumstances where a Court will...

Will I Be Accused of Spousal Abandonment?

What is Spousal Abandonment?  Spousal abandonment occurs when one spouse ends cohabitation without justification or provocation, without consent of the other party, and without any intent to resume cohabitation or the marital relationship. All three of these elements...