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Divorce from Bed and Board in North Carolina

In Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

Making a decision to separate or divorce is incredibly difficult. Sometimes it happens quickly and abruptly, while other times the breakdown is a culmination of years of discord. If you are seeking a separation or divorce, you should know that North Carolina offers several legal options to choose from. One of these is a divorce from bed and board. What is a Divorce from Bed and Board? A divorce from bed and board is a legal action between married couples. Contrary to what it sounds like, a divorce from bed and board is NOT a divorce. Instead, it is a legal separation that alters a couple’s marriage status. Unfortunately, this type of separation does not arise from amicable circumstances. Instead, it is a “fault-based” legal separation in which one spouse …