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A doctrine that grants the spouse least at fault a divorce when both spouses have shown grounds for divorce. It is a response to an old common-law rule that pre... (more...)
A doctrine that grants the spouse least at fault a divorce when both spouses have shown grounds for divorce. It is a response to an old common-law rule that prevented a divorce when both spouses were at fault.
QUALIFIED MEDICAL CHILD SUPPORT ORDER (QMSCO)
A court order that provides health benefit coverage for the child of the noncustodial parent under that parent's group health plan.
A term used in wills that refers to descendants of a common ancestor or branch of a family.
An arrangement by which parents who do not live together share the upbringing of a child. Joint custody can be joint legal custody (in which both parents have a... (more...)
An arrangement by which parents who do not live together share the upbringing of a child. Joint custody can be joint legal custody (in which both parents have a say in decisions affecting the child) joint physical custody (in which the child spends a significant amount of time with both parents) or, very rarely, both.
The payment made to a lawyer for legal services. These fees may take several forms: hourly per job or service -- for example, $350 to draft a will contingency (... (more...)
The payment made to a lawyer for legal services. These fees may take several forms: hourly per job or service -- for example, $350 to draft a will contingency (the lawyer collects a percentage of any money she wins for her client and nothing if there is no recovery), or retainer (usually a down payment as part of an hourly or per job fee agreement). Attorney fees must usually be paid by the client who hires a lawyer, though occasionally a law or contract will require the losing party of a lawsuit to pay the winner's court costs and attorney fees. For example, a contract might contain a provision that says the loser of any lawsuit between the parties to the contract will pay the winner's attorney fees. Many laws designed to protect consumers also provide for attorney fees -- for example, most state laws that require landlords to provide habitable housing also specify that a tenant who sues and wins using that law may collect attorney fees. And in family law cases -- divorce, custody and child support -- judges often have the power to order the more affluent spouse to pay the other spouse's attorney fees, even where there is no clear victor.
See Family and Medical Leave Act.
MARITAL TERMINATION AGREEMENT
See divorce agreement.
MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT
See divorce agreement.
SAMPLE LEGAL CASES
... BACKGROUND. 1. The Lottery Winnings and Arizona Divorce Proceedings. ... On December 1, 2006, Linda Foster reopened the dissolution proceedings in the Arizona Superior Court to modify the 2003 divorce decree and clarify ownership of the assigned payments. ...
43 Cal.4th 757 (2008). In re MARRIAGE CASES. [Six consolidated appeals.] . No. S147999. Supreme Court of California. May 15, 2008. 765 Alliance Defense Fund, Benjamin W. Bull, Glen Lavy, Timothy Donald Chandler, Christopher ...
... The Agreement also provided the sperm sample was to be discarded upon divorce. ... According to the marriage counselor, Joseph believed Iris would divorce him if he did not agree to have children and a divorce would 1027 devastate him. ...