Am I Entitled to Alimony or Will I Be Obligated to Pay?
Alimony, often referred to as spousal support, varies widely based on the state that you live in. Here are some key points regarding alimony laws in North Carolina. Dependent Spouse Contrary to the past, the gender of the dependent spouse is irrelevant in awarding alimony. The court must only find that either one spouse is “substantially dependent” on the other, or that one spouse is “substantially in need of” of support. Substantially Dependent – When one spouse has an actu