The One Judge/One Family Rule in North Carolina basically establishes that the same Judge is often assigned to the same case indefinitely for all matters involving the same family. This can mean you are stuck with the same Judge even if you keep losing over and over again. Since a new Judge may be the only way to get a fresh set of eyes on a case let’s explore some of the criteria to disqualify a Judge in both civil and criminal cases in NC.
Does child support ever end early in NC?
Child Support ends early upon the death or emancipation of the minor child. Child support also terminates upon the death of the payor. Also a significant change in the number of physical custody overnights can warrant a termination or modification of child support in NC.
Can I remarry if granted a divorce from bed and board?
No- Divorce from bed and board in NC does not dissolve the original marriage and the parties remain married to each other until an absolute divorce is granted.
Is there a waiting period to file for Divorce from Bed and Board?
Unlike a an absolute divorce which requires one (1) year of separation before filing in North Carolina there is no waiting period to file for divorce from bed and board.
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