- STEP BY STEP GUIDE -
STEP 1 - 2 ways to download the required North Carolina divorce papers:
Option A - BLANK NORTH CAROLINA DIVORCE PAPERS
Option B - HAVE DIVORCE PAPERS FILLED IN FOR YOU!
- $299 Professional Service
STEP 2 - The person that has decided to file for divorce must fill out the following forms, make 4 copies, and submit to the North Carolina Circuit Court Clerk's Office:
- Complaint for Divorce
- Divorce Summons
- Domestic Civil Cover Sheet
*Be sure to fill out an Assignment Card from the clerk
STEP 3 - You should have at least 1 yellow copy of the Summons that you received from the clerk, take that along with a copy of the Complaint For Divorce as well as the Acceptance of Service and either send or hand deliver these forms to your spouse.
STEP 4 - You will need to get a signed copy or original of the Acceptance of Service and attach it to the Summons and be sure to hand write on the back "Defendant Received and Accepted Service on _________" (write-in the date). Take both these forms and file with the clerk's office.
STEP 5 - Both parties should arrange to meet to complete the following forms:
- Affidavit as to Status of Minor Child (Must be Completed for Every Minor Child)
- Child Support Worksheet (If Minor Children)
- Separation and Property Settlement Agreement