NO ONE-YR SEPARATION REQ/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

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House Bill 867 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIRED ONE-YEAR PERIOD OF SEPARATION FOR ABSOLUTE DIVORCE WHEN A PERSON IN THE MARRIAGE IS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Intro. by Cunningham.

Status: Ref To Com On Judiciary III (House Action) (Apr 15 2015)

Bill History:

H 867

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 17 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 50-6 to allow a person who is the victim of domestic violence committed by the person's spouse to seek a divorce without having to meet the one-year period of separation. Specifies information and documentation that must be included in the application for divorce. Applies to actions commenced on or after the date the act becomes law. 


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