Separation Archives - Weaver, Bennett & Bland, PA

Temporary Protective Orders in North Carolina

You may know that you can seek a protective order or restraining order against someone who has threatened you or your family. However, the actual process of seeking a protective order can be complex, creating more stress for those who are already under strain due to threats of violence. Experienced family law attorneys, like Weaver,

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What Is a High Asset Divorce?

While divorces involving relatively few assets can be uncomplicated, those that involve a business, rental homes, stock options, pensions, or other assets can present challenges—even when the parties generally agree on the division of assets. And when the division of assets is contested, the legal issues facing you can be even tougher. What should you

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What Types of Divorces Are There in North Carolina?

There are only two types of divorce in North Carolina: Absolute Divorce and Divorce from Bed and Board.  However, there are other terms that include the word “divorce” that people sometimes use to describe the issues surrounding the cessation of marriage, and resolving those issues is often lumped together by non-lawyers as a “divorce.” These

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How Much Does Divorce Cost in North Carolina?

When you’re seeking a divorce, one of the most important questions you’ll want answered is this: “How much will my divorce cost?” In this article, we’ll discuss average costs for different types of divorce, as well as factors that can increase the cost of divorce.  Average Cost of Divorces in North Carolina To determine the

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Do You Need a Lawyer to Get Divorced in North Carolina?

Choosing to end your marriage can be one of the toughest decisions you have to face. And once you make that decision, you may also wonder whether you need to hire a lawyer for your North Carolina divorce. Below, we’ll discuss some situations in which you can proceed without an attorney—as well as situations in

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Protect Yourself from Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is out of control.  The following statistics are alarming…and they are more than four years old…and the problem is not diminishing: On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. To put this in perspective, in one year, this equates to more than 10

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How To Begin Divorce Proceedings in North Carolina

If you’re currently separated from your spouse and seeking a divorce in North Carolina, then here is information shared by our firm’s divorce attorney to help you understand the process. Parties must be separated for a year before filing an action for divorce. One of the parties must have lived in N.C. for six months

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Domestic Violence Amid COVID-19 and How to Obtain a Domestic Violence Protective Order

NBC NEWS reported on April 5, 2020 that reports of domestic violence increased in March in many cities around the country as the coronavirus pandemic spread, according to law enforcement officials — raising concerns about families’ safety as they isolate at home.  The report included the statistic that Charlotte-Mecklenburg police fielded 517 additional calls about domestic violence

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