My husband filed for the divorce and originally I did not contest it. A court date was scheduled for January 31,2022 and the divorce was not granted because I was not properly served. I now feel like I should contest the divorce, but I don’t know if I still have the opportunity to.
answered on Jan 19, 2023
In North Carolina the requirement for divorce is that parties must have lived separate and apart except in rare circumstances. It requires that only one party needs to have had the intent to live separate and apart. To contest the divorce you would need to show you have not lived separate and... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2023
According to statute in North Carolina any adult may file to adopt a child. If you want to adopt a child the clerk or judge dealing with special proceeding actions will Order a Home Study. The home study will include the following:
physical and mental health, financial information, the... Read more »
I haven’t received any notice in the mail stating a certain date to move, but I’ve researched and it’s said something about 5 days from writ of possession and 10 days additional. But I’m still confused on the exact deadline to move out!
answered on Jan 17, 2023
You have ten days from the date of the entry of the Order to appeal the magistrate's ruling. You file the appeal in the clerk of court's office. That appeal will be heard in District Court. If you do not file the appeal as an indigent, you will need to post a bond. If the ten days pass,... Read more »
Had custody case got 5050. Unsure never got a final copy and has been 4 years. Problems have persistent need to go back feel like right have been violated with the case need help going back
answered on Jan 12, 2023
First you should call the clerk of court to find out if an Order has been entered. You should have been served, but it is possible that an Order was entered without you being served. The clerk will be able to inform you of the status of the case. If there is no actual written Order in the file,... Read more »
I don’t think he’s using legal counsel. I think he’s using the self help on the 3rd floor in Mecklenburg county court house. He emailed me a updated notary form with my name spelled correctly where I sign but the title page still has my name spelled wrong. Just want to know if this is legit.
answered on Oct 18, 2021
If it's meant for you and you got it, you should answer it. A court would likely deem it a mere inadvertent mistake when considering whether or not service is effective under Rule 4.
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