Abandonment in North Carolina

Abandonment in North Carolina Abandonment in North Carolina is detailed in Article 40 § 14-322 of the North Carolina General Statutes. If a spouse to a marriage is found to have abandoned their spouse and any children they had together, this can have an impact on a...

Annulment in NC

Annulment in NC What is Annulment in NC? Annulment in NC is a type of remedy which is available to individuals who are in a voidable marriage. Receiving an annulment of a marriage treats the marriage like it never existed. This is different from an absolute divorce,...

Cohabitation Agreements

Cohabitation Agreements Cohabitation agreements in North Carolina What is Cohabitation? N.C.G.S. § 50-16.9 states that cohabitation is the act of two adults dwelling together continuously and habitually in a private heterosexual relationship, even if the relationship...

Marriage in North Carolina

Marriage in North Carolina What Constitutes a Valid Marriage in North Carolina? For a marriage in North Carolina to be considered valid in North Carolina, the following requirements must be met: Two people must be present; With the legal capacity to marry; They both...

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence What is Domestic Violence? North Carolina’s general statutes define domestic violence in N.C.G.S. § 50B-1 as the commission of one or more of the following acts upon an aggrieved party or upon a minor child residing with or in the custody of the...