Category Archives: Divorce Laws

Always in the Children’s Best Interests

If a couple decides to use an online service to file for their own divorce, they should realize that they will need to come to agreement on all the terms and conditions of their divorce, including child custody and support, … Continue reading

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Where to File?

Every state in the nation has specific laws regarding who is (and is not) permitted to file for divorce within their borders. A large percentage of people are under the assumption that they must file for divorce where they got … Continue reading

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Always a Way Out

Some people still believe they can stop a divorce by refusing to accept a summons. They can’t. The most significant impact of the liberalization of divorce that began 40 years ago is that one spouse cannot deny the other a … Continue reading

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New York No-Fault Divorce

On August 15, 2010, Governor Patterson signed a law, which will allow for no-fault divorce. This means that a person can get divorced without having to prove grounds, which is a reason for the divorce. After signing the bill, the … Continue reading

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Foreign Divorce Decrees

According to the Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary, a foreign divorce is one “obtained in a different state or country from the place where one spouse resides at the time of the divorce. As a general rule, foreign divorces are recognized … Continue reading

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Joint Physical Custody Vs. Joint Legal Custody

Divorced parents face tough decisions when it comes to the custody and visitation of their children. Most divorced parents want to spend as much time as possible with their children, so many divorced parents agree to joint child custody. This … Continue reading

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