Greetings. You should contact a malpractice attorney and tell your attorney to try to fix the problem - maybe by filing a Rule 59 and 60 motion. Simple language in the divorce judgment (without filing for Equitable Distribution first) is not enough to preserve your claim for Equitable Distribution.
Send them a letter (keep a copy) noting the problem and your understanding. Best of luck.
Janet L. Fritts
Attorney at Law
4101 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 500
Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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