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Many North Carolina couples who want to divorce are shocked to discover they must be separated for one year and one day before their marriage can be dissolved. However, while you wait, you can work to resolve custody and parenting plan issues, division of marital property, and other important decisions that must be made.

At Ellis Family Law, P.L.L.C., with offices in Durham and Pittsboro, we help individuals throughout the Triangle area navigate the divorce process and create the life they want to have after divorce. One of our attorneys will take the time to review your situation carefully and help you identify your main objectives. Whether you are most concerned about maintaining a strong relationship with your child, how marital property will be treated or any other issue, we will explore all options with you and develop a legal strategy that helps you achieve your goals.

We Handle Domestic Violence Issues And More

If you are in a situation where domestic violence is an issue, we can help file proper legal documents to obtain a protective order while next steps are determined. We also assist unmarried couples with domestic partnership matters, drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements and appeals of family court decisions.

Schedule A Meeting To Start With Your Case Resolution

Our team is responsive and committed to client satisfaction. We work with clients throughout the Triangle area. For more information or to schedule a meeting, call Ellis Family Law at 919-944-4811 (Durham) or 919-891-8838 (Pittsboro) or fill out the contact form on this site.