Unhappily married individuals in North Carolina and across the nation who own homes with their spouses may wish to know about some issues that can arise from splitting that particular during a divorce. Additionally, a former marital home can cause problems for an individual even after the marriage has ended.
Modern divorce settlements are expanding the definition of "family" to include the family pets. Celebrity couple Antonio Banderas and Melanie Griffith made headlines recently for including custody of the couple's dogs, but the practice of including shared pets during property allocation is becoming more popular.
Divorcing without the aid of an attorney has become popular, especially when websites advertising do-it-yourself services have been appearing on the Internet. These services provide forms for petitioners to fill out in lieu of legal consultation. Although residents of North Carolina might be tempted to save money by eliminating the professional services of a divorce attorney, the process might end up costing more in the end, especially if one party retains an attorney and the other doesn't.
Some North Carolina residents may be interested to learn about a recent segment on divorce that aired on "Fox & Friends."