Separation from Bed and Board


Dear sandermarie:

Greetings. You are talking about filing a litigation matter, and therefore, please look under the costs of litigation on our fee calculator:

There is a question about whether or not these cases are constitutional, but that has not been ajudicated as of today (as far as I know). Now, I have not heard of any local judges that are not fond of these cases, but if you need your spouse removed from the home due to alcoholism…what other choice do you have?

My advice though, if you have a supporting spouse is to set the post separation support and divorce from bed and board hearing for the same day. Thank you and best of luck!

Janet L. Fritts
Attorney with Rosen Divorce
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Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
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How much does it cost to do a separation from bed and board due to alcoholism and how long does it take. I have heard that some local judges are not particularly fond of these types of cases and often do not find in favor of the spouse asking for the separation. Thoughts?