During the Separation Period – Post Separation Support and Alimony

During the Separation Period – Post Separation Support and Alimony During the separation period, one spouse may seek and/or be entitled to post separation support.  Post separation support are payments from a supporting spouse to a dependent spouse during the time prior to a divorce being finalized.  Alimony is the same type of payment, but…

Considering separation?

In NC, you must be living ‘separate and apart’ for one year before you are able to file for divorce. This means at least one of the parties has to decide they are leaving the marriage and actually leave the residence. In hard economic times such as these, many people can’t afford to maintain two…

Postseparation Support

Spousal support in North Carolina is governed by Statute. Spousal support is a way to supplement your income but will most likely not replace it. In order to determine if you are eligible for spousal postseparation support, you must show that 1) you are a “dependent spouse”, 2) the other spouse is a “supporting spouse”,…