Answer: There is no exact answer for this question. The length of a case depends on the facts and circumstances of your individual situation. During your initial consultation, you will receive some guidance on a reasonable expectation for the time of your case. Find out more about scheduling your consultation with one of our attorneys here.
Answer: In North Carolina, you cannot become divorced until you have lived separate and apart from your spouse for at least one year. However, there are immediate actions you should take related to separation. One of our attorneys will discuss these actions with you during your initial consultation. Learn more about our services here.
Answer: No. North Carolina law does not allow one parent to be favored over the other parent based solely on their gender.
Absolutely. Even if you and your spouse agree on the terms for ending a marriage, it is extremely important for a qualified Family Law attorney to prepare and review all documents relating to a separation and divorce. Though your split may be amicable, your divorce agreement may affect your life, and your families’ lives, for a long period of time. Getting it right the first time is so important and much easier than going to court to amend the agreement if you make a mistake.
Answer: Carolyn Peacock is one of the few Board Certified Specialists in Family Law in the Craven, Carteret, and Pamlico area. Karen Alexander presided over hundreds of domestic cases and made numerous decisions affecting divorce and separation, division of property, child custody, and support in her role as District Court Judge. Carolyn and Karen are passionate about the practice of family law. Both attorneys combine their life experiences with their extensive knowledge of the law to guide clients through a difficult process. Learn more about our firm here.
Answer: Carolyn Peacock has represented active duty military, retired military, and military spouses throughout her entire career.