5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- long-arm jurisdiction
- migratory divorce
- Divorce a Vinculo Martimonii
- a a divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state
- b a claim made by a defendant against a plaintiff.
- c a court declaration that a validly entered marriage is dissolved
- d the personal jurisdiction that a state acquires over a nonresident defendant because of his or her purposeful contact with the state.
- e An absolute divorce. The parties are no longer married. They are free to remarry.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the state in which a support case is filed in order to forward it to another statae (called the responding state ) for enforcement proceedings under the UIFSA.
- 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.
- income that will be assumed to be available regardless of whether it is actually available.
- 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.
- federal courts do not have subject matter jurisdiction over divorce, alimony, or child-custody cases even if there is diversity of citizenship among the parties.
5 True/False Questions
vested → fixed so that it cannot be taken away by future events or conditions; accrued so that you now have a right to present or future possession or enjoyment.
no-fault grounds → reasons for granting a divorce that do not require proof that either spouse committed marital wrong.
estoppel → stop or prevent
in forma pauperis → such discord exists between the spouses that it is impossible for them to live together in a normal marital relationship
dissolution → waste, destroy, or squander