North Carolina Divorce Resources

This page offers resources that can help you get a North Carolina separation or divorce. You'll find everything you need to access the divorce information and laws as they relate to your case. Plus you can find the forms needed to do your own divorce, get options for choosing a divorce lawyer, and locate other useful resources where you can get help.

NC Divorce Law Summary

Complete Online Divorce Laws

North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 50 - selected sections:



Divorce and Parenting Services

Divorcing parents of minor children can be required to attend an educational program on the effect of divorce on children. The aim of these classes is to help minimize the trauma of divorce and help ease the children's transition. You can find various programs throughout the state by visiting Active Parenting.

We also have a page which lists other resources here.


NC Divorce Attorneys

Breeden Law Office
100 Professional Court, Ste 102
Garner, NC 27529
Phone: (919) 661-4970
Counties Served: Wake, Johnston, Harnett

Attorney Jonathan Breeden is a North Carolina family law attorney who provides compassionate legal representation during your time of need. He is a strong voice for his clients and has the skills and experience needed for your best outcome.


Charles R. Ullman & Associates
109 S. Bloodworth St.
Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 829-1078

Charles Ullman is certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the North Carolina State Bar. If your life has been turned upside down by a separation, divorce or child custody dispute, you are at the right place for help. The Raleigh, NC law firm of Charles R. Ullman & Associates concentrates in all aspects of family law. We know how difficult the end of a marriage can be for you and your family, and we can handle all of your legal needs in these emotionally challenging moments.


McIlveen Family Law Firm
1371-B East Garrison Blvd
Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 865-9011


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Legal Information

Compass Center
210 Henderson Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Phone: 919-968-4610

  • Legal Information Services - Free 15 minute phone appointment with volunteer attorney
  • Community Legal Project - Free 30 minute in-person appointment with a law student to receive information about a legal issue.
  • Family Law in NC - a 100 page book drafted by attorneys is presented in an easy to understand collection of questions and answers, offers information about divorce and separation, domestic abuse issues, child custody and support, and asset and debt settlement.


QDRO Preparation

QDRO Specialists - QdroDesk™ is the result of 45 years of combined QDRO experience. Providing online QDRO document preparation, the service allows you to prepare your own paperwork with the appropriate settlement agreement language so you can properly divide a retirement account in your divorce.


Divorce Support

Divorce Groups - Look up local support services such as Divorce Care meetings, groups for divorcing adults, assistance for intimate abuse victims, and support for children dealing with their parent's divorce.


Domestic Abuse Resources

NCCADV - NC Domestic Violence Website


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