Durham, NC asked in Divorce for North Carolina

Q: i only make 1000 dollars a month i cant afford a lawyer who can i talk to about getting a divorce pro bono

i have not been with this woman for over 30 years we have 1 child and he is grown

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

A: The only way you will save money doing your own divorce id if you are indigent (extremely low or no income) and eligible to have court cost waived. You may not qualify. However, if you make a $1000 a month - you can afford us. Visit easyncdivorce.com to see if our service is a good fit for you. We can do a standard uncontested divorce for a flat rate fee of $395 which would cover everything needed.

Denise Anderson
Denise Anderson
Answered
  • Concord, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: You can contact Legal Aid of North Carolina; they offer free services for individuals who are not able to afford legal fees. There are certain criteria to be qualified as an indigent (individuals who are poor). A representative of Legal Aid of North Carolina will obtain your information and notify you if you are qualified. The phone number for Legal Aid of North Carolina is: (866) 219-5262. You can also Google their website and contact information online.

In addition to Legal Aid of North Carolina some counties, such as Mecklenburg County offer free classes via their Self Serve Center to teach individuals how to represent themselves in a divorce case. The services offered include filling out divorce paperwork, etc. Find out if your court in your county offer such service.

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