Albemarle Divorce, NC Family Law
Albemarle Divorce Attorney
Divorce Attorney Albemarle
To obtain a divorce in Albemarle, NC, you must be separated from your spouse for one year. It is not necessary to have documents drafted indicating your date of separation. Every divorce has the following issues: (1) Division of property, assets and debts; (2) Custody of children, if any; (3) Child support, if applicable; and (4) Spousal support, if appropriate.
Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested Divorce
Albemarle Uncontested Divorces are divorces in which the parties are able to resolve all of the aforementioned issues without having to fight it out in court. Uncontested divorces tend to move more quickly through the court system, reduces hostility between the spouses, and are generally less expensive than contested divorces, discussed below.
Albemarle Contested Divorces are divorces in which the parties are unable to reach a resolution of the issues listed above without the assistance of counsel or court involvement. Contested Divorces require trial and are more expensive than uncontested divorces.
If you have made the decision to end your marriage or you have been confronted by your spouse regarding his/her intentions of seeking a divorce, please contact Rutherford Robertson, P.A. to schedule your confidential consultation in an effort to make informed decision as you close one chapter of your life and enter into the next.