5 QUICK FACTS ABOUT NORTH CAROLINA DIVORCE
- A couple must live separately for twelve months before they can file for a divorce.
- You or your spouse must live in North Carolina for at least six months before you can file an action.
- The divorce complaint must be filed with the Clerk of Court in either spouse’s county of residence.
- North Carolina is an equitable division state, where marital property is divided equally, unless determined to be unequal by the judge.
- Adultery is illegal in the state of North Carolina and can cost you in damages.