The dissolution of a marriage is a traumatic event. The information contained on this web site will assist you in gaining some insight into the complicated area of the law. You will have questions even after you have reviewed this information. Please ask those questions and keep asking them until you understand the answers.
Benton Family Law takes a compassionate and caring approach to issues surrounding custody of minor children.
PSS & Alimony
Spousal support is payable from one spouse to the other based on dependency and need. The Court will conduct an in depth review of the parties’ accustomed standard of living and household income. Benton Family Law has years of experience in evaluating all of the factors involved in a spousal support matter.
Most Child Support obligations are determined pursuant to the NC Child Support Guidelines. Click here to calculate child support.
The law in North Carolina concerning division of property is complicated and difficult to navigate. Benton Family Law has handled thousands of property division cases, let us help you.
North Carolina is a no fault divorce state. You cannot file for an absolute divorce until you and your spouse have lived separate and apart for more than one year.
Benton Family Law recommends that parties consider, prior to getting married, how the marriage will impact their income and assets. We can help you structure an agreement that can resolve issues concerning alimony, property division, and estate matters.