If you are thinking about separating from your spouse there are a number of issues to consider. The first is which spouse will be leaving the marital home. There are a number of benefits to staying in the home. It is more comfortable, you don’t have the expense of setting up a new residence, and you have access to all of the personal property. By staying in the home, you have access to everything in the home in order to take inventory and make sure that items of sentimental value do not disappear.
Staying in the home can create tension between you and your soon to be ex-spouse. If you both want to stay in the home and neither is willing to leave voluntarily, there are three ways to force the other party out of the house.
(2) A Domestic Violence Protective Order
(3) A Divorce from Bed and Board
For more information speak with one of our Greensboro divorce attorneys.