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Divorce and Separation Issues in North Carolina Explained

Ferguson Hayes Hawkins, PLLC Jan. 25, 2017

Separation and divorce in North Carolina can be a complex and stressful process. A divorce law firm can provide legal advice throughout the process and help protect your interests. Divorce lawyers have experience with the common issues that arise and know the various tools available to help protect you in the process. If you are going through a separation and divorce, call our office as soon as possible to schedule a consultation.

Divorce and Separation Tips & Advice

While every situation is different, here are some basic tips and advice to keep in mind if you are contemplating or currently going through a divorce or separation:

  1. Keep detailed records of anything that may be relevant (bank accounts, text messages, social media postings, etc)

  2. Be careful what you say and do

  3. Familiarize yourself with any court orders and obey the orders

  4. Avoid transferring or selling property that may be important to the case

Divorce and Separation Facts

Divorce and separation is becoming increasingly more common. Some facts about divorce include:

  • The length of time to complete a divorce can range from a few weeks to over a year

  • Spouses/partners who agree on everything can complete the process fairly easily

  • Divorces usually involve division of assets and debts

  • Child custody issues can be included in a divorce

  • There are legal standards courts must apply in a divorce

How Can a Divorce Law Firm Help?

Experienced divorce lawyers can provide legal representation for anyone going through a divorce or separation. A lawyer can assess the strengths and weaknesses of your case and help you understand the different possible outcomes. A lawyer will know how to hold the other party responsible for their actions and make sure you are treated fairly.

The divorce process is complex and subject to court rules and procedures. Many become overwhelmed by the process and simply do not know what to do. Attorneys with divorce experience know the rules and can guide you through the process, providing peace of mind and relieving stress. Our lawyers will know what legal tools are available to obtain the necessary court orders to protect you in the process. A lawyer will be able to present your case to the court effectively and within the legal parameters. They will also make sure your spouse or partner also complies with the rules. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with an experienced divorce lawyer.