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In North Carolina, one of the spouses must have been a North Carolina resident for at least 6 months before filing for divorce. (North Carolina General Statutes, Chapter 50 Divorce and Alimony, Section 6) The divorce complaint should be filed in the civil division of the Superior Court in the county where either spouse resides.
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