Month: April 2010

Divorce and Separation Agreements

 In North Carolina, you can obtain an absolute divorce upon the filing of a lawsuit alleging that you are a North Carolina resident (you have lived in this state for at least six consecutive months prior to filing) and that you and your spouse have been separated continuously for one year. Like most U.S. States, […]

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Covenants Not to Compete

Most people in North Carolina are employed as an at-will employee without a contract. Therefore, those people can be fired for nearly any reason, and can likewise quit for any reason (the “two week notice” is a courtesy, not a legal requirement). When employers do commit themselves to an employment contract, one of the clauses […]

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