5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- migratory divorce
- home state
- a a divorce; a court's termination of a marriage.
- b the person who allegedly had voluntary sexual intercourse with a spouse charged with adultery
- c a divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- the right of both parents to make the major child rearing decisions on health, education, religion, discipline and general welfare.
- reasons for granting a divorce that do not require proof that either spouse committed marital wrong.
- the right of both parents to have the child reside with both for alternating (but not necessarily equal) periods of time.
- there was a willingness or a consent by one spouse that the marital wrong be done by the other spouse
5 True/False questions
covenant marriage → tha legal union of a man and woman as husband and wife, which can be dissolved only by divorce or death.
Bilateral Divorce → a divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state
summons → the 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.
Ex Parte Divorce → A 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.
physical custody → the right to decide where the child will reside; the actual residence of the child.