NC Family Law


North Carolina Divorce Two Types of Divorce in North Carolina: Absolute Divorce and Divorce from Bed and Board There are two types of divorce in North Carolina – divorce from bed and board and absolute divorce.  A divorce from bed and board is a fault-based divorce and if granted, the spouses cannot remarry because the […]

Domestic Violence Protective Orders in North Carolina

What is domestic violence? Domestic violence in North Carolina is when someone you have had a “personal relationship” with does any of the following (to you or your minor child) – 1) attempts to cause bodily injury or intentionally causes bodily injury, 2) place you or a member of your family or household in fear […]

Child Custody in North Carolina

CHILD CUSTODY IN NORTH CAROLINA: Child custody can be very stressful, filled with emotional and legal issues. The attorneys at Gilles Law know the important questions to ask when determining how child custody could be decided in your case. We want to learn about your child or children and help you decide the best course of action for […]

Child Support in North Carolina

Child Support Child support is a court-ordered payment, normally on a monthly or weekly schedule, to support one’s minor child or children.  In North Carolina, the non-custodial parent pays child support to the custodial parent. How is child support calculated? Child support is typically calculated using the income shares model.  The income shares model sets […]