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  1. migratory divorce
  2. condonation
  3. co-respondent
  4. dissolution
  5. home state
  1. a a divorce; a court's termination of a marriage.
  2. b the person who allegedly had voluntary sexual intercourse with a spouse charged with adultery
  3. c a divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state
  4. d the state where the child has lived with a parent for at least six consecutive months immediately before the custody case begins in court, or since birth if the child is less than six month old.
  5. e there was an express or implied forgiveness by the innocent spouse of the marital fault committed by the other spouse.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a court order that allows a nonemployee to reach pension benefits of an employee or former employee in order to satisfy a support or other marital obligation to the nonemployee.
  2. the right of both parents to make the major child rearing decisions on health, education, religion, discipline and general welfare.
  3. reasons for granting a divorce that do not require proof that either spouse committed marital wrong.
  4. the right of both parents to have the child reside with both for alternating (but not necessarily equal) periods of time.
  5. there was a willingness or a consent by one spouse that the marital wrong be done by the other spouse

5 True/False questions

  1. covenant marriagetha legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife, which can be dissolved only by divorce or death.


  2. Bilateral Divorcea divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state


  3. summonsthe formal notice from the court that informs the defendant a lawsuit has been filed and that orders the defendant to appear and answer the allegations of the plaintiff.


  4. Ex Parte DivorceA divorce granted to both husband and wife. A court might award the divorce decree to one party only--to the plaintiff or to the defendant, if the latter has filed a counterclaim for divorce against the plaintiff. A dual divorce, however, is granted to both parties.


  5. physical custodythe right to decide where the child will reside; the actual residence of the child.


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