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Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: CHAPTER 1:
HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
EARLY ROMAN LAW
CANON LAW
Ecclesiastical Law
Lord Hardwicke's Act
COLONIAL LAW
CHAPTER 2:
PRESENT-DAY MARRIAGE LAW
IN GENERAL
CEREMONIAL MARRIAGE
COMMON-LAW MARRIAGE
PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
Disclosure Requirement
Maintenance and Support Provisions
The Unform Premarital AgreementAct
CHAPTER 3:
COHABITATION
IN GENERAL
COHABITATION
COHABITATION AGREEMENTS
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
CHAPTER 4:
SEPARATION AND DIVORCE
HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
SEPARATION
ANNULMENT
Void Marriage
Voidable Marriage
DIVORCE
Fault Grounds
Adultery
Cruelty
Abandonment
Constructive Abandonment
Imprisonment
Defenses
No-Fault Divorce Grounds
Maintaining a Divorce Action
Residency Requirements
Filing the Papers
CHAPTER 5:
PROPERTY DISTRIBUTION AND FINANCIAL ISSUES
OVERVIEW
MARITAL PROPERTY
SEPARATE PROPERTY
EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION LAW
COMMUNITY PROPERTY LAW
MARITAL FAULT
THE UNIFORM MARITAL PROPERTYACT
ALIMONY/MAINTENANCE
CHAPTER 6:
CHILD SUPPORT
OVERVIEW
FEDERAL CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES
Federal/State Child Support Enforcement
Locating an Absent Parent
Establishing Paternity
Establishing the Support Order
Enforcing the Support Order
TAX ASPECTS OF CHILD SUPPORT
CHAPTER 7:
CHILD CUSTODY
A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW
CUSTODY FOLLOWING DIVORCE
TYPES OF CUSTODY
Sole Custody
Joint Custody
Split Custody
CUSTODY FACTORS
RIGHTS OF THE NONCUSTODIAL PARENT TO VISITATION
PARENTAL KIDNAPPING AND FORUM SHOPPING
CHAPTER 8:
THE UNIFORM MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE ACT
BACKGROUND
PART 1-GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART 2- MARRIAGE
PART 3-DISSOLUTION
PART 4-CUSTODY
PART 5-EFFECTIVE DATE AND REPEALER
THE UMDA-A VALUABLE RESOURCE
APPENDICES
APPENDIX 1: STATEMENT OF CLIENT'S RIGHTS
APPENDIX 2: STATEMENT OF CLIENT'S RESPONSIBILITIES
APPENDIX 3: MARRIAGE STATUTES-AGE REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX 4: MARRIAGE STATUTES-STATUTORY
APPENDIX 5: MARRIAGE STATUTES-DURATION OF LICENSE VALIDITY ,
APPENDIX 6: MARRIAGE STATUTES
COMMON-LAW MARRIAGE
APPENDIX 7: SAMPLE PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT
APPENDIX 8: SAMPLE COHABITATION AGREEMENT
APPENDIX 9: STATES THAT PREVENT RECOGNITION OF OUT-OF-STATE
SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSE BY STATUTE
APPENDIX 10: STATES THAT DO NOT HAVE LAWS PREVENTING RECOGNITION
OF OUT-OF-STATE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSE
APPENDIX 11: SAMPLE SEPARATION AGREEMENT-SIMPLE FORM
(NO CHILDREN)
APPENDIX 12: DIVORCE STATUTES-LEGAL GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE
APPENDIX 13: DIVORCE STATUTES-RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS
APPENDIX 14: SAMPLE SUMMONS AND VERIFIED COMPLAINT
APPENDIX 15: SAMPLE POOR PERSON ORDER
APPENDIX 16: CERTIFICATE OF DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
APPENDIX 17: DIVORCE STATUTES-PROPERTY DIVISION
APPENDIX 18: FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE AFFIDAVIT
APPENDIX 19: SAMPLE QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDER
APPENDIX 20: DIVORCE STATUTES-SPOUSAL SUPPORT FACTORS
APPENDIX 21: CHILD SUPPORT WORKSHEET
APPENDIX 22: SAMPLE QUALIFIED MEDICAL CHILD SUPPORT ORDER
APPENDIX 23: SAMPLE INCOME DEDUCTION ORDER
APPENDIX 24: DIVORCE STATUTES-CUSTODY CRITERIA
APPENDIX 25: DIVORCE STATUTES-THIRD PARTY VISITATION
AUTHORIZED BY STATUTE.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157).

Series
Oceana's legal almanac series.
Genre
Popular works.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
346.7301/6
Library of Congress
KF510.Z9 J37 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 157 p. :
Number of pages
157

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3961781M
Internet Archive
marriagedivorce0000jasp
ISBN 10
0379113600
LC Control Number
2001135833
OCLC/WorldCat
48676383
Goodreads
4828487
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