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N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-20 THROUGH 50-21

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526692635076{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-20 THROUGH 50-21 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony. Article 1. Divorce, Alimony, and Child Support, Generally. § 50‑20. Distribution by court of marital and divisible property. (a) Upon application of a party, the court shall determine what is the marital property and divisible property and shall provide for an equitable distribution of the marital property and divisible property between the parties in accordance with the provisions of this section. (b) For purposes of this section: (1) "Marital...

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N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-16.1A THROUGH 50-17

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526692425552{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-16.1A THROUGH 50-17 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony. Article 1. Divorce, Alimony, and Child Support, Generally. § 50‑16.1A. Definitions. As used in this Chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following definitions apply: (1) "Alimony" means an order for payment for the support and maintenance of a spouse or former spouse, periodically or in a lump sum, for a specified or for an indefinite term, ordered in an action for divorce, whether absolute or from...

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N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-13.1 THROUGH 50-13.12

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526692181806{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] N.C.G.S. CHAPTER 50-13.1 THROUGH 50-13.12 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony. Article 1. Divorce, Alimony, and Child Support, Generally. § 50‑13.1. Action or proceeding for custody of minor child. (a) Any parent, relative, or other person, agency, organization or institution claiming the right to custody of a minor child may institute an action or proceeding for the custody of such child, as hereinafter provided. Any person whose actions resulted in a conviction under G.S. 14‑27.2 or G.S. 14‑27.3...

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N.C.G.S. Chapter 50-1 through 50-12

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526691936673{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] N.C.G.S. Chapter 50-1 through 50-12 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Chapter 50. Divorce and Alimony. Article 1. Divorce, Alimony, and Child Support, Generally. § 50‑1. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 1185, s. 20. § 50‑2. Bond for costs unnecessary. It shall not be necessary for either party to a proceeding for divorce or alimony to give any undertaking to the other party to secure such costs as such other party may recover. (1871‑2, c. 193, s. 41; Code, s. 1294; Rev., s....

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N.C.G.S. Chapter 50: Divorce and Alimony

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526691722466{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] N.C.G.S. Chapter 50: Divorce and Alimony [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] The McNeil Law Firm is a small, boutique law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina which provides individuals and families with representation and mediation in family law and divorce matters. We represent clients in litigation, non-litigation and mediation settings. Our goal is to provide the best and most effective representation possible to our clients since we know that family law cases can have life-long impacts on the...

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What Is The Law?

[vc_row content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1525736597230{padding-top: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="185" top_margin="10" bottom_margin="0" custom_icon="179"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1526002267671{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1526685146174{margin-top: 35px !important;}"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1526262947273{margin-bottom: 25px !important;}"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1526691426811{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}"] What Is The Law? [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] What is the law is a question that we hear in practically every time we discuss a client's matter. The statutes governing the legal aspects of family law are usually consistent but are amended from time to time by the North Carolina Legislature. The statutes are applied by the trial court Judge when making a determination regarding a specific set of facts in a case. Sometimes those decisions...

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What is an Annulment

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Useful Links

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Private Investigators In Family Law Cases

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Articles

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