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Separation

Chapel Hill Marriage Separation Agreement Lawyer

Durham County Separation Agreement Attorney

Making the decision to divorce is never easy. In order to get divorced in North Carolina, you must be physically separated for at least one year. That means physical separation — living in separate houses and leading separate lives. Separation itself raises a number of important legal issues, including child custody and visitation, child support and spousal support.

For skilled counsel on divorce in North Carolina, including creating a marriage separation agreement, contact the Irwin Law Firm, PLLC, in Chapel Hill. Founding attorney Laura Irwin has helped many families with the difficult issues of divorce

I am certified as a Superior Court Mediator by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission, and can help guide you through your options in divorce. I have significant experience in traditional divorce litigation, collaborative law and mediation.

Contact me via e-mail or call 888-606-8455 to schedule an initial consultation to discuss legal separation, child custody and child support, and other family law matters.

Divorce Separation in North Carolina

If you decide to separate, it is advisable to schedule a consultation with a skilled divorce and family law attorney first. It will give you an opportunity to ask questions, understand your rights and responsibilities, protect your interests, and begin discussions about the marriage separation agreement.

Many clients at the Irwin Law Firm, PLLC, ask us about abandonment, which means that one party left the family home without a prior agreement or a justification. Others ask us what will happen if there is a valid separation agreement and the other spouse will not leave, or what will happen to the family home.

Every family is unique, and every case is different. If we accept your case, we help you address important issues with a marriage separation agreement, including:

These issues can be settled before the divorce or at any time during the legal separation.

Contact a Chapel Hill Separation Agreement Attorney

Our goal is to provide you with the information you need to make wise decisions about your marriage separation agreement and divorce. Contact me to schedule a confidential consultation in my Chapel Hill office.

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