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What You Need to Know About Getting a Divorce in North Carolina
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

A divorce between two people is always a complex legal proceeding, but North Carolina divorce laws try to ensure that both parties in a divorce are treated fairly.

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What Is Legal Separation in The State of North Carolina?
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

In the state of North Carolina, couples must be separated for at least one year and a day before they can qualify for an absolute divorce.

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Ways Your Friends Can Help Rebuild Your Life After a Divorce
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

When you are going through a divorce, you will want to start rebuilding your life and to make this new life of yours work as well as you can.

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TRUTH or FALSE: A Real Estate Quiz
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

Condo owners own the air space and townhouse owners own the complete unit including the land

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Wills in North Carolina (Part 1: Attested Written Wills)
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

Under North Carolina law, NCGS § 31-1, anyone over the age of 18 and of sound mind is entitled to make a Will. North Carolina recognizes three types of Wills:

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Waiting on Execution
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

Service of a Notice to Designate Exemptions is a first step in collecting on a judgment. Too often we see clients fail to recognize the significance of this notice.

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Can an Individual Lend Money on Residential Property? The Limitations of Lending Under the NC Safe Act.
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

As a real estate closing attorney, one of the more common questions posed is whether an individual can loan another individual money to buy a house. Unfortunately, the answer is not a simple yes or no.

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But We Shook Hands on It – Why You Need a Contract to Buy Real Estate
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

Can real estate be purchased and sold based on a handshake? The answer is “no”. North Carolina, along with all other states, has a statute which derives from an English law adopted in 1677 requiring that all contracts for the sale of real estate must be in writing.

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Why Working with Our Divorce Lawyers in Concord Is In Your Best Interest
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

Getting a divorce is never something that people plan on doing. However, there are times in life when it is necessary and for the best over the long term.

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What You Need To Know About North Carolina’s Separation Law
Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC

If you find that you want a divorce, you should be aware that North Carolina requires a one year separation period before a divorce can be granted.

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