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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- covenant marriage
- a the infliction of serious physical or mental suffering on another
- b additional evidence of a point beyond that offered by the person asserting the point
- c a bill of divorcement in a Jewish divorce
- d the person who allegedly had voluntary sexual intercourse with a spouse charged with adultery
- e a form of marriage that requires proof of premarital counseling, a promise to seek marital counseling when needed during the marriage, and proof of marital fault to dissolve
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- as a poor person (allowing the waiver of court fees.)
- a standard of decision based on what would best serve the child's welfare
- a Judicial separation, a limied divorce. The parties are not free to remarry, since they are still married after receiving this kind of "divorce".
- The process of submitting a dispute to a third party outside the judicial system, who will help the parties reach their own resolution of the dispute. The mediator will not render a decision that resolves the dispute.
- 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
answer → the pleading filed in response to a complaint.
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) → A divorce granted to parties who had no disagreements. The defendant does not appear at the divorce proceeding (see default divorce above) or appears without disputing any of the plaintiff's claims.
no-fault grounds → acceptabel reasons for seeking a particular result
Dual Divorce → a court declaration that a validly entered marriage is dissolved
Divorce a Vinculo Martimonii → Both the plaintiff and the defendant appear at the hearing or other court proceeding to contest all the issues.