Henrico, VA asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: What is the average cost of a divorce? In NC am I required to split everything 50/50? Will I owe him alimony?

My husband has never really had a steady income nor has he contributed substantially to the family. I feel like I have never really had a marriage.

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

A: Alimony is not an automatic thing nor is a 50/50 distribution (though that is assumed to be fair unless there are circumstances that would cause that not to be fair). How much a divorce cost depends on two things: 1) how much money each of you has to spend and 2) whether you are smart enough to be fair with each other or whether one or both or you is dumb enough to be petty and vindictive. If you are smart and willing to be fair with each other, a divorce can be done for somewhere between $395 and $650. Visit our website at easyncdivorce.com to see if our service is a good fit for you.

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