Prenuptial Agreement in North Carolina

Prenuptial Agreement in North Carolina What is a Prenuptial Agreement?                                                                     A prenuptial agreement is a contract made by a couple, before marriage, in the event that the anticipated marriage ends in...

Alimony in North Carolina

Alimony  What is Alimony and Who Is Eligible for It? Alimony is financial support which is provided to a dependent spouse from a supporting spouse. North Carolina General Statute § 50-16.1A provides the definition of a dependent spouse as a spouse who is substantially...

Equitable Distribution in North Carolina

Equitable Distribution in North Carolina  What is Equitable Distribution? Equitable distribution is essentially the legal division of the marital assets. Whenever there is a separation or a divorce, equitable distribution is an item that needs to be addressed. In...

Divorce from Bed and Board in NC

Divorce from Bed and Board in North Carolina What is a Divorce from Bed and Board? North Carolina allows for two types of divorce: (1) Absolute Divorce and (2) Divorce from Bed and Board; however, Divorce from Bed and Board is not actually a divorce. It is merely a...