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Divorce and Avoidable Mistakes

In Separation & Divorce by Elizabeth Stephenson

          In order to divorce in North Carolina, you must be separated from your spouse for a full year. Separations are emotional and turbulent periods of time for everyone involved, and it doesn’t help if you are legally required to go through a year-long separation process before you can actually break up. We have seen people make their fair share of avoidable mistakes during this time period and would like to leave you with the following thoughts. Making a plan. Separating is a hard decision and the “right time” hardly ever presents itself. However, it is critical to make a plan and to follow through with your plan. A family law attorney can help guide you through your options regarding where you are going to live, …