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North Carolina Divorce Laws May Require Longer Divorce Waiting Period

North Carolina is in the process of altering its waiting period before a divorce can be considered final. Current North Carolina divorce laws state that a couple must have lived apart for one year before the divorce becomes final. The proposed new law will not require a couple to live apart during the pendency of a divorce, and the divorce waiting period will be increased to two years if the law is passed. The two years will begin when the filing spouse serves the other spouse with a Notice of Intent to File for Divorce. Buying More Time The proposed Read more

Raleigh Divorce Lawyers Protect Fathers Rights

Women have one card in their deck that men rarely use or abuse. This is the “domestic violence” card, according to Cordell & Cordell Raleigh divorce lawyers. Unfortunately, all that a woman needs to do to usurp a Raleigh dads rights, is allege domestic violence and file charges that frequently turn into emergency protection orders. Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joseph Cordell has called false orders of protection “tactical nuclear weapons” in a custody case. Sadly, the children are the ones who suffer the most. Contrary to popular opinion, an estimated 80 percent of domestic violence charges against men have Read more