You can also apply for divorce on the basis of incurable insanity.
This ground is not often used due to the fact that you have to live separate and apart for three years and you need proof of incurable insanity.
Many couples separate and get back together several times before the final break.
You must also include a copy of your joint federal return unless your federal return reflects a North Carolina address.
Under the Internal Revenue Code, Section 2(b)(2), an individual who is legally separated from his/her spouse under a decree of divorce or of separate maintenance shall not be considered as married.
The information in this article is based on North Carolina state laws in effect at the time of posting.
You should check the same filing status on your North Carolina return that you claimed on the federal return unless you or your spouse is a nonresident and had no North Carolina taxable income for the tax year. 52-10.1 is a legal contract without being sanctioned by a court, it does not constitute a legal separation under a decree of divorce or of separate maintenance within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Code.
There is really no way to determine how much a divorce is going to cost.