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Have a question about our services or the legal process? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below and please feel free to contact us at (919) 896-8400 if you need further information.  

In North Carolina, you must be separated for a 12-month period to be eligible for divorce. In an uncontested divorce, you will appear in court for one hearing and your divorce will be final 120 days after the hearing. A contested divorce can be more complicated, and tend to require more time.

Under certain circumstances, yes. Grounds for a modification of your custody agreement include relocation of either parent, changes in work schedules, the child’s wishes, and other factors. You must petition the court for a modification, which we can help you with.  

It is highly-recommended if you want to have a fair chance at getting your case dismissed or minimizing the penalties.

Aggravating factors include having a BAC of .15% or higher, especially reckless operation of the vehicle, having a poor driving history, getting into an accident, causing someone serious injury, having a child in the vehicle, and more. Mitigating factors include having a BAC at or lower than .09%, driving safely despite your impairment, having a good driving record, having a legal prescription for the drug that impaired you, completing a substance abuse assessment and 60 days alcohol-free, and more.  

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