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Q: Does NC require a separation agreement be filed prior to one year separation and filing of divorce papers if uncontested

Wife is planning on moving to Georgia with our 15 yr old son. we are in agreement on all custody, child support amount, visitation, and no spousal support, and property division. Do we have to file separation paper, or only be separted for the year as NC requires before filing Absolute Divorce... Read more »

Kelly Bross Myers
Kelly Bross Myers
answered on Aug 9, 2011

A Separation Agreement is not required to file for absolute divorce in North Carolina. The only requirement for a resident of North Carolina to file for absolute divorce is one year's separation.

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Q: How much does it cost to file divorce in New Bern
Kelly Bross Myers
Kelly Bross Myers
answered on Aug 9, 2011

Following the court cost increases of July and August of this year, the filing fee for absolute divorce in North Carolina (which includes court costs) is currently $225, with an additional $10 if a name change is involved. If process is to be served by the Sheriff, the fee for service is an... Read more »

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