Yes, but not to a large degree. Prior to North Carolina law being amended in 1995, a spouse could not receive alimony unless the other spouse committed acts of marital misconduct. With the 1995 amendments, martial misconduct no longer is a prerequisite to alimony eligibility. Instead, the law now focuses on economic factors. Marital misconduct is now only a factor for the court’s consideration.
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