5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- best interest of the child
- a mixing or blending all property, however acquired, to achieve greater equality
- b one spouse voluntarily but without justification leaves another (who does not consent to the departure) for an uninterrupted period of time with the intent not to return to resume cohabitation.
- c steps that a party can take before trial to obtain information from the other side in order to prepare for settlement or trial.
- d a standard of decision based on what would best serve the child's welfare
- e not disputed; not challenged
5 Multiple choice questions
- the body of law that defines relationships, rights, and duties in the formation, existence, and dissolution of marriage and other family units.
- 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.
- the right to decide where the child will reside; the actual residence of the child.
- 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
- A domicile chosen by a person with the capacity to choose. A person's domicile or origin is the place of his or her birth.
5 True/False questions
custodial parent → waste, destroy, or squander
Migratory Divorce → A divorce obtained in a state to which one or both spouses traveled before returning to their original state. the husband and/or wife travels (migrates) to another state in order to obtain a divorce--usually because it is procedurally easier to divorce there. he or she establishes a domicile in the state, obtains the divorce, and then returns to the "home" state, where at some point there will be an attempt to enforce the "foreign" divorce judgement. If the domicile was valid, theis divorce is entitled to full faith and credit (i.e. it must be enforced) by the home state or any other state at least with respect to the dissolution of the marriage.
collusion → a same-sex relationship in Vermont that has the same benfits, protections, and repsonsibilites under Vermont law that are granted to spouses in a marriage.
judicial separation → one spouse voluntarily but without justification leaves another (who does not consent to the departure) for an uninterrupted period of time with the intent not to return to resume cohabitation.
illicit cohabitation → fornication between tow persons who live together