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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for North Carolina on
Q: What recourse do I have?

My husband and I married four years ago and bought a home/mini-farm almost two years ago. Large home on 4 acres with chickens, ducks, dogs. This Monday, without giving me any warning, he signed a lease on a new place to live, took a few things with him and left. No heads up to prepare me that I... Read more »

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Dymond Spain answered on May 27, 2021

Hello,

It sounds like you may have a claim for Equitable Distribution (property division) and Spousal Support. You will have to prove that you are the dependent spouse in order to be granted spousal support, but because you have physically separated and ended the relationship you can...
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Q: Family court. Calander call tomorrow. Wish to file Motion of Contempt against Plantif. Can I still file motion?

Case filed by mother to modify custody. Agreed to Pych Evaluation. Results state I'm fine but Planiff not so we'll.

Dymond  Spain
Dymond Spain answered on May 27, 2021

Hello.

If you decide to represent yourself it is best to review the county local rules. All NC county courts have a page on the Nccourts.gov website. This is where you can locate county forms and filing deadlines.

Also, as I assume you found out, you can file the motion, however,...
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