Filing for divorce in North Carolina is unique in many ways and differs substantially from other types of legal proceedings.
Divorce can be complicated.
Terminating a marriage ultimately culminates in civil court proceeding in Charlotte (and throughout all of NC), with the filing of a lawsuit known as a “Complaint for Divorce.”
Mecklenburg County divorce proceedings are subject to local rules, procedures, and protocols that may vary substantially from other neighboring jurisdictions.
Unlike many other types of legal disputes involving car accidents, negligence, breach of contract, etc., obtaining a divorce requires a legal “filing” or complaint.