Filing for Divorce in Huntersville, NC?

Call (980) 223-3340 for Experienced Guidance & Support

Couple getting divorcedThe end of a marriage is one of the most significant changes a person will experience in his or her life. While there are many negative feelings and connotations associated with the word “divorce,” it can actually signify a new beginning and a fresh start. It all depends on how you approach your divorce and whether you ensure the full protection of your interests and rights through the process.

If you’re considering whether to file for divorce or have already been served divorce papers by your spouse, I can offer my insight and help. As an attorney with extensive divorce and family law experience in North Carolina, I can talk to you about your options and act as your advocate through your divorce, no matter how straightforward or complex, amicable or contested. David Self Law, PLLC is here for you.

Do You Have to Be Separated for a Year to Get a Divorce in NC?

Yes, both parties must be separated for at least one year to get a divorce in NC. In addition, either spouse must reside in North Carolina for at least six months, and if both requirements are met, either person may file for a permanent divorce.

Talk to us about your Huntersville divorce. Call (980) 223-3340.

Divorce: Applicable Laws & Options

In North Carolina, the legal termination of a marriage is called an absolute divorce. There are different ways one can go about ending a marriage, and your approach should vary depending on the circumstances at hand and your goals.

When you contact my office to discuss filing for divorce, we can talk about such issues as:

  • Filing for divorce: You can file for a no-fault divorce in Huntersville, after you have been living separate and apart for at least one year. I can help you with a separation agreement or property settlement during this time, and I can guide you through the divorce process when you’re ready.
  • Contested versus uncontested divorce: Are you and your spouse on good terms? Do you agree on most issues related to your divorce? I handle contested and uncontested divorces for my clients in North Carolina, depending on their needs.
  • Divorce mediation: Disagreements are common in divorces, and mediation offers a way to resolve disputes without battling in court. Mediation can save time, money, and stress by having divorcing spouses discuss their disagreement and work toward a mutually agreeable solution.

Divorce Agreements & Settlements

In a divorce, you may have to confront several sensitive issues:

As a board-certified specialist in family law, I am positioned to offer experienced guidance as you file for divorce in Huntersville or any of the surrounding communities in North Carolina. I realize your situation is unique and that you have specific goals in mind. I am here to talk to you about what you want to accomplish and lay out a plan of action to accomplish this – so you can face a brighter post-divorce future.

Contact my office online or call (980) 223-3340 to speak with an experienced Huntersville divorce lawyer.

Client Testimonials

  • Joy S.

    David made sure I understood all of the options of the outcome. I appreciate all he did for me and my case!

  • CD J

    Highly recommend.

  • Joanna B.

    I highly recommend his firm.

  • Ken B.

    David was great to work with.

  • A.M.

    I believe I received the best outcomes from both cases.

  • C.M.

    Mr. Self represented me well and helped me through a difficult transition.

  • A.G.

    The decision to have David represent me helped me and my family work through what could have been a very difficult process.

  • Janice C.

    I highly recommend David for any family law services you need.

  • Kelsey O.

    David and Sara were both knowledgeable.

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  • Steve E.

    David Self is the best around.

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  • Shaum M.

    David Self did an outstanding job representing me.

What Makes Us Different?

  • Trustworthiness

    We are  dedicated to protecting your rights and the rights of your family, and we pride ourselves on creating long-lasting relationships with each of our clients.

  • Personalized Approach

    While we have numerous clients, our firm will always treat you as a priority. Family law is personal, and you’re not just a case number. We provide the individualized attention you deserve.

  • Responsive Guidance

    We are incredibly attentive and will answer you whenever you need us. No problem is too small.