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Can a Wife Who Earns More Than the Husband Be Entitled to Alimony in North Carolina?

Courts may grant alimony in North Carolina, but not in all divorce cases. The income of each spouse plays a significant role in determining whether or not a spouse is entitled to receive spousal support from the other spouse. The spouse who makes considerably less income than the other, also referred to as the dependent … Continue reading

Obtaining Legal Separation in North Carolina If One Spouse Refuses to Leave the Marital Home

North Carolina is a “no fault” divorce state, and grants a divorce judgment to legally married couples based only on two grounds. In order to grant a divorce judgment, the state requires either of the spouses to be legally insane, or for spouses to have lived separately for a year prior to filing for divorce. … Continue reading

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