Morehead City Simple Divorce Lawyers

A Morehead City Divorce Attorney on Your Side

Even when you know it’s for the best, divorce is an overwhelming and difficult experience. You are worried for your future and for your family’s well-being, and you may not know what steps you need to take to get through this experience and move forward. Having an experienced Carteret County divorce attorney by your side to provide you with expert guidance can open the door to a successful future.

Understanding Simple Divorce

A simple divorce is the legal termination of your legal marriage. This is an uncontested divorce that can often be done quickly, without either party having to enter a courtroom. In order to be eligible for a simple divorce, at least one spouse must be a North Carolina legal resident, and the couple must live separately and reside at separate addresses for one year and one day (over 12 consecutive months).

Simple and Absolute Divorce

A simple divorce is the non-legal term for an absolute divorce. When your divorce lawyer files your paperwork in the court, that action is called an absolute divorce. Outside of a courtroom, the two terms can be used interchangeably, with “simple divorce” being the more common term.

Working with a Divorce Attorney in Your Simple Divorce

Before filing for divorce, it is important for the client to understand how the legal process regarding an absolute divorce. Our expert Morehead City divorce attorneys will walk you through the entire process, explaining your rights and obligations, and act in your best interest regarding claims for property distribution, child custody, and spousal support. Because it’s necessary to assert these claims in a timely manner, we’ll provide the guidance you need to make smart decisions and file on your behalf early in the process.

If you are just starting the separation process prior to a divorce, we will also help you create or negotiate a separation agreement that can protect you during the one year waiting period.

A Practical Approach to Divorce Law

Because this is often an easy process from an administrative standpoint, our Morehead City divorce lawyers charge a flat fee of plus court costs for a simple divorce. From start to finish an absolute divorce can be completed in less than 60 days.

Setting You Up for a Successful Future

At Irons & Irons, P.A., our divorce attorneys believe in offering the highest quality of representation, providing you with compassionate legal expertise as you are facing the divorce process. We take a proactive approach to family law that allows us to achieve the best possible results, even in difficult circumstances and situations.

Unlike many divorce law firms, we do not merely respond to developments in your case — we chart a course and move forward towards justice. Our goal is to help you see the future you want to build and then help you take the necessary action to make that future a reality.

Customer Reviews

  • Irons & Irons helped me with a simple a.k.a absolute divorce. What could have been an extremely difficult process turned out to be as streamlined as possible. Attorney Irons and his staff were knowledgeable, timely, and always available to help me answer the many questions I had during the process. This can be a very stressful time and it was comforting to know that I had a great divorce law firm team on my side. I highly Irons & Irons.

    Johanna McPherson

  • When my marriage was no longer working, we both knew it was time for a divorce, but wanted a stress-free solution. Irons & Irons walked me through the process of simple divorce, and I knew that was the right option. We were able to go our separate ways easily and Irons & Irons took care of the paperwork and red tape so we could move on. They were professional, supportive, and answered all my questions easily.

    John Gallagher

  • My ex and I were separated for awhile, neither of us wanting to go through the hassle of an expensive divorce. I read about how North Carolina has a simple divorce option and I called Irons & Irons. They told me about how they could file all the paperwork, we didn't need to go to court, and it would be over and done with fast. They handled it all!

    Seth O'Brien

  • My ex and I were only married about 10 months when he was ready to call it quits. I didn't want a drawn out, stressful legal battle, so I went to Irons & Irons where they told me they could do a simple, or absolute divorce in less than 60 days. They explained everything, making sure I completely understood my rights, and through the whole process, all I had to do was sign paperwork. I'm so glad I had them to look out for me and take care of this!

    Tracy Riley

  • I called Irons & Irons to help me get an absolute divorce. They told me what I could expect during the process, filed all the necessary paperwork, and got it finalized in weeks when I thought it would be a months-long process. I was so glad I could trust them to handle it so I could move on with my life!

    Derek Watts

Contact the Morehead City Divorce Attorneys at Irons & Irons P.A.

Whether you are making the choice to get a divorce, or your partner has blindsided you with an unexpected separation, we’re here to ensure your rights are protected while offering the legal counsel to help you make excellent choices for the future. If you’re ready to schedule a consultation, call an experienced Morehead City divorce attorney, at 252-585-5150 or fill out our contact form below.

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