Filing a complaint for divorce in North Carolina is a first step of instituting legal proceedings.
An important second step is what divorce lawyers refer to as “service of process” or “service of the complaint.”
As you might imagine, divorce like other legal matters, may involve disputed legal claims and the related process for resolution of those differences.
If you’re involved in an accident or have a legal dispute that cannot be settled through negotiations, a lawsuit may be required.
Legal Separation and Divorce in NC can be a bit different from other legal matters.
First, unlike cases involving claims for personal injury, wrongful death, and other traditional “torts,” filing a lawsuit is required.