1. the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body.
1. legally dissolve one’s marriage with (someone).
What is Divorce?
Divorce is the starting point of your new beginning and the first step in a new journey!
how do you get divorced?
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There are two types of divorce:
Click above to find out the difference between contested divorce and uncontested divorce. Divorce is also sometimes referred to as marriage dissolution or dissolution of marriage. Sometimes, if you are really lucky, it is referred to as a “good idea.”
To get a Divorce, you need a reason or grounds:
grounds for divorce
To get a Divorce, you must come to an agreement (or have a Court ruling) as to all property including:
judgment of divorce =
agreement/judgment as to grounds + agreement/judgment as to assets (marital property & seperate property) + agreement/judgment as to all other issues including child support & child custody
The difference between annulment and divorce is simple. In a divorce, the marriage ends. In an annulment, the marriage is voided and ceases to exist!
In the U.S., there are over 2,000,000 marriages a year & over 800,000 divorces!
Source: Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These divorce statistics don’t even include the divorces in the states of California, Georgia, Hawaii, or Indiana!
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