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Wake County opened the Wake County Justice Center in June 2013. Click here for relocated services.

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Civil Division:  Uncontested Divorces

As a service to the public, the Clerk's Office Civil Division provides an information packet that may assist you in obtaining an uncontested divorce.

This information packet will allow you to draft your own legal forms for an uncontested divorce based on at least one (1) year physical separation from your spouse. This information packet does not address any other domestic situation and does not address child support, custody, distribution of property, or spousal support.

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Uncontested Divorces

The North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts does have Frequently Asked Divorce Questions.

Please be advised of the following: Clerk's Office personnel are expressly prohibited by law from offering legal advice, which includes assisting you in any manner regarding the completion of this information packet or determining if this packet is appropriate for your legal situation. If you have questions regarding your legal rights, child support, custody, distribution of property, spousal support, or any other matter regarding this information packet, it is strongly recommended you seek competent legal counsel to help you.

For more information regarding uncontested divorces or to obtain the uncontested divorce information packet, you may click here or visit the Civil Division on the 1st floor of the Wake County Courthouse. Please see Directions for our location and directions. There is a $7 copy fee for the packet.

Please visit Name Changes for more information regarding resuming a maiden name or prior name.

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Wake County Clerk of Court
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 351 Raleigh, NC 27602-0351
Automated Directory Phone: (919) 792-4000
Physical Addresses:
Wake County Courthouse
316 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC 27602
Wake County Justice Center
300 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27602
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