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5 Matching questions

  1. co-respondent
  2. in forma pauperis
  3. judicial separation
  4. hotchpot
  5. connivance
  1. a mixing or blending all property, however acquired, to achieve greater equality
  2. b as a poor person (allowing the waiver of court fees.)
  3. c a declaration by a court that parties can live separate and apart even though they are still married to each other
  4. d there was a willingness or a consent by one spouse that the marital wrong be done by the other spouse
  5. e the person who allegedly had voluntary sexual intercourse with a spouse charged with adultery

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the parent with physical custody.
  2. 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.
  3. adultery, cruelty and desertion
  4. income that will be assumed to be available regardless of whether it is actually available.
  5. a Judicial separation, a limied divorce. The parties are not free to remarry, since they are still married after receiving this kind of "divorce".

5 True/False questions

  1. Bilateral DivorceA case in which the dissolution of the marriage--the divorce itself--is tried separately from other issues in the marriage such as the division of property. Suppose, for example, that the parties have a bitter and complicated dispute over business assets and pension rights. Rather than waiting until these issues are resolved, the court may have the power to dissolve the marriage now in one proceeding and then resolve the economic issues in a separate proceeding. This allows the parties to get on with their lives (e.g. to marry someone else) much sooner than would otherwise be possible. A bifurcated divorce is similar to a divisible divorce in that both tell us that the divorce has separate parts. A divisible divorce means that not all parts are entitled to full faith and credit. A bifurcated divorce mean that the parts are resolved in separate proceedings.


  2. no-fault groundsacceptabel reasons for seeking a particular result


  3. levya bill of divorcement in a Jewish divorce


  4. physical custodythe right to make the major child rearing decisions on health, education, religion, discipline and general welfare.


  5. irreconcilable differencessuch discord esists between the spouses that the marriage has undergone an irremediable breakdown.