Bill Summary for H 867 (2015-2016)

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Apr 17 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
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.

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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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