Spousal Support / Property Distribution

North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 50, Divorce and Alimony

North Carolina law pertaining to divorce can be found in North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 50. Read More.


Legal Assistance for Military Personnel: Divorce, Alimony, and Property Division

North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, Standing Committee of the North Carolina State Bar, provides information about grounds for divorce, residency requirements for filing for divorce in North Carolina, information about marital and separate property, considerations for ordering alimony and more. Read More.


North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel: Separation Agreement Survival Guide for Soldiers and Spouses

North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, Standing Committee of the North Carolina State Bar, provides information about separation agreements including preparation of the separation agreement, how the agreement relates to the parties’ divorce and division of property…Read More.


North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel: The Survivor Benefit Plan

North Carolina Legal Assistance for Military Personnel, Standing Committee of the North Carolina State Bar, provides information about survivor benefit plans, including frequently asked questions about elections, beneficiaries, timelines, and coverage in event of divorce. Read More.


North Carolina Bar Association: This is the Law Pamphlet: Separation and Divorce

Provided by the Communications Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association.  “This is the Law” Pamphlet seeks to explain the law of separation and divorce by answering frequently asked questions on those matters. Read More.


North Carolina Advocates for Justice: Separation and Divorce

This public education brochure from Advocates for Justice provides basic information about North Carolina law relating to separation and divorce. Read More.


Stateside Legal: Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act

How can I enforce a Court Order regarding military retirement pay, child support or alimony owed by a service member? The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act is a federal law that authorizes state courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse of a service member as part of a divorce decree. Read More.


Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service: Frequently Asked Questions about Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Department of Defense answers frequently asked questions about the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act. Read More.


Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service: Legal Overview of Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Department of Defense provides information about the protections in the Former Spouses’ Protection Act for entitlement to a portion of a former military member’s retirement pay including service, length of marriage, and jurisdictional requirements. Read More.


Department of Defense Technical Information Center: Application for Former Spouse Payments from Retired Pay

Former spouses use form DD293 to apply for payments under the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act. Read More.


Stateside Legal: Interactive Form – Response to VA Notice of Request for Benefit Apportionment

This letter packet is designed to help you get credit for the support that you pay and by-pass a VA apportionment of your benefits. Read More.


Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service: Child Support and Alimony Garnishment

Department of Defense addresses frequently asked questions about garnishment for child support and alimony including how to start and stop payments, making payments on arrearages, issues with receiving support, and more. Read More.


Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration: Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary’s Award

Department of Veteran Affairs provides the following form which should accompany requests for apportionment. Read More.


Stateside Legal: Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act

How can I enforce a Court Order regarding military retirement pay, child support or alimony owed by a service member? The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act is a federal law that authorizes state courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse of a service member as part of a divorce decree. Read More.