Is Marital Fault a Factor When Making Decisions on Property Division?
In divorce cases, one of the court’s responsibilities is to divide up the couple’s marital assets. This includes all types of property such as cash, securities, retirement funds, real estate, automobiles and more. Under North Carolina law, marital property is to be divided fairly between the spouses. This will not necessarily be an equal split…. Read More »
Can You Receive More than Half the Assets in a North Carolina Divorce?
A potentially contentious issue in a divorce is how the couple’s marital assets — that is, property acquired during the marriage — will be divided. North Carolina follows the equitable distribution method. “Equitable” means fair but does not always mean equal. However, an equal division of marital property is presumed to be equitable, which means… Read More »