Charlotte, NC asked in Child Custody and Divorce for North Carolina

Q: Hello, my husband and I have been living separately for 2 years. Do we need a separation agreement or file divorce?

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Amanda Bowden Houser
Amanda Bowden Houser
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: The time for a separation agreement would have been at the beginning of the separation. If you have been separated for two years with no issues it is unlikely you need a separation agreement now unless there is property, assets/debts to be divided and / or child related issues. At this point, if you want to end the marriage, you are likely eligible to file for divorce. We can do that for you for a total flat rate fee of $395. Visit our website at to see if our services are a good fit for you.

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