I am a bed bound person and want to file for divorce but do not have the money to do so.

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I am a bed bound person and want to file for divorce but do not have the money to do so. Is there something I can do to find a easier way? State:  North Carolina Answer:  North Carolina law will allow a No-Fault divorce based on the grounds of living separate and apart for at least one year continuously. That would be the simplest divorce process you could execute. The least expensive method would be to complete and file your...

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No Fault Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

What is a No Fault Divorce? This is a divorce where neither party is required to show “fault” in order to get a divorce. In the past, all states required “grounds” for divorce such as adultery, abuse, or abandonment. In 1970, California became the first state to eliminate this requirement thus making it the first “No Fault” state. What are the No Fault States? All states now allow for a no fault divorce but each has it’s own requirements for doing so....

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Spousal Support

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What is Spousal Support? Spousal Support is money that is traditionally paid to the lower income spouse to help out with their cost of living. It is also referred to as alimony, but is not to be confused with Child Support. Can I Receive Spousal Support? The rules vary from state to state but in the end it’s the judge that will decide if and how much you’ll get. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining spousal support payments. These include ability...

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Fast Facts: Alimony

Aug 8, 2012 by

What is Alimony? Alimony is money that is traditionally paid to the lower income spouse to help out with their cost of living. It is also referred to as Spousal Support, but is not to be confused with Child Support. Can I Receive Alimony? The rules vary from state to state but in the end it’s the judge that will decide if and how much you’ll get. There are many factors that are taken into consideration when determining alimony payments. These include ability to earn a living, age,...

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