Divorce, Winston‑Salem, NC

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Our team has the right experience to make the process of divorce as smooth as possible.

Our team at the office of Robert G. Spaugh, Attorney at Law understands that the decision to divorce your spouse is never easy, and it can be made even more difficult when you aren’t clear on exactly what divorce involves.

Divorce in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

To contest a ruling means to disagree with or challenge it. In a contested divorce, the divorcing partners do not agree on the terms of the divorce. The terms of a divorce include matters of alimony/spousal support, child support and visitation, and division of the marital assets, so it’s clear to see why two partners might disagree on these matters and why they might be unwilling to compromise.

If you want to challenge one or more terms of your divorce, our team at the office of Robert G. Spaugh, Attorney at Law is here to provide the expert representation you need.

We at the office of Robert G. Spaugh, Attorney at Law are proud to serve the Winston-Salem, North Carolina community, and we have done so for over 30 years now. If you are planning on divorcing your partner, just reach out to our team to get the help you need with divorce.

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FAQs About Divorce

The choice to divorce is never an easy one, especially when the marriage includes children and property. The good news is that our team at the office of Robert G. Spaugh, Attorney at Law, is by your side every step of the way. Our team has more than 30 years of experience in the legal field, focusing on issues such as divorce. During this time, we’ve helped countless people just like you. We’ve also been asked quite a few questions about divorce, which we’ve collected and answered below.

What is the average time frame for divorcing in North Carolina?
There are a number of factors that determine how long a divorce in North Carolinas, so there is no simple answer to this question. It can take as little as 50–60 days if all parties agree on every matter. If there are disagreements, though, it can take longer.
How is the property divided in a North Carolina divorce?
North Carolina adheres to the equitable distribution principle. This indicates that the division of marital property is equitable but not necessarily equal. Considerations include the length of the marriage, contributions made by each spouse, and their respective income.
How is custody of the minor children decided?

The best interests of the child are the basis for determining child custody. The bond between each parent and the child, each parent’s capacity to create a stable environment, and any history of domestic violence or drug misuse are among the things the court considers.

Am I eligible for alimony?
The amount of alimony, also known as spousal support, will depend on several criteria, including the length of the marriage, the dependent spouse’s financial needs, and the supportive spouse’s capacity to make ends meet.
What is North Carolina's policy regarding child support?
The determination of child support is based on criteria that consider the child’s needs as well as the earnings of both parents.

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At the office of Robert G. Spaugh, Attorney at Law, we can assist in legal cases involving divorce in Forsyth County (Winston-Salem, Clemmons, Kernersville, Lewisville, Bethania, Rural Hall, Walkertown, and Tobaccoville), Davidson County (Lexington, Thomasville, Denton, and Wallburg), Davie County (Mocksville, Advance, Bermuda Run, and Cooleemee), Stokes County (Danbury, King, Walnut Cove, and Germanton), Surry County (Dobson, Mt. Airy, Pilot Mountain, and Elkin), Yadkin County (Yadkinville, Jonesville, East Bend, and Boonville), and Wilkes County (Wilkesboro, North Wilkesboro, and Ronda), North Carolina.


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