Hawaii divorce - Residency Requirements.
In order to file your divorce in a Hawaii court, at least one of the spouses must have lived in Hawaii for the last three months. However, a final judgment of divorce will not be granted unless one spouse has been a resident for six months. ... More details
Hawaii divorce - Rights to Maiden Name.
The wife’s maiden name will be restored upon request. ... More details
Hawaii divorce - Spouse’s name.
If requested, the wife may resume the use of her maiden name. [Hawaii Revised Statutes; Title 574, Chapter 5(a)2(B)]. ... More details
Hawaii divorce - Title of Divorce action.
Complaint for divorce. ... More details
Hawaii divorce - Where to file for divorce.
File for divorce in the judicial district where the Plaintiff resides or in the judicial district where the spouses last resided together. ... More details
Helen and Hank Heading for Divorce Court.
by Emily Farache - Dec 19, 2000, 1:45 PM PT
Just days before her new film, Cast Away, debuts, Helen Hunt is ready to permanently cast off hubby Hank Azaria. ... More details
Hiding property during a divorce proceeding.
What if your spouse threatens to hide or dispose of property before the divorce proceeding is over?
Some states include in the required petition for divorce an automatic order restraining the spouse from doing this. If your state does no ... More details
Higher percentage of men and women in recent birth cohorts have ever divorced.
Because people born in a short, specified period of time (a birth cohort) experience similar historical circumstances as they move through the life cycle, it is useful to compare the marital patterns of different birth cohorts to track trends over ti ... More details
How does a judge divide physical property?
Unlike cash or stock, which the judge can simply divide in half, you can't give someone half a car or house in a divorce case. Judges have discretion as to how to handle this problem. The judge might get estimates of value and award one spouse the ca ... More details
How long it takes for the divorce to become final.
How long it takes for the divorce to become final, that depends on your state. Each state has a time period between the date of filing and the date the divorce can become final. The clerk of the county court that handles divorces should tell you th ... More details
How long it takes to get a divorce.
It all depends on how difficult the divorce case is. If it is uncontested and agreements are made very quickly then a divorce may only take a month or more. If the divorce case is contested it could take over a year. ... More details
How our property could be divided.
During this divorce, both parties can agree on how the property should be divided. Division of the marital property can be agreed on during divorce proceedings. Such an agreement will be included in a marital settlement agreement. ... More details
How property is divided, including retirement funds.
In most states, accrued or vested retirement benefits earned during the marriage are community property and subject to division in divorce, with each spouse entitled to half. The retirement benefits which are subject to this community property applic ... More details
How you property can be divided.
Many divorcing couples decide for themselves how to divide their property. If you and your spouse cannot agree, a court will decide based on state law. In some states, courts consider various factors, including the couple's assets, the length of the ... More details
Howard Stern has a new target: Kate Hudson.
The shock jock has been blasting the bubbly blonde for days because — while promoting her film “Le Divorce” ("Divorce") - Hudson said Americans in France are often loud and obnoxious.
“Howard said that she should really move to ... More details
I file for divorce.
To get a divorce, a complaint (or petition) along with several other papers must be filed in the proper court.
There are "residency requirements" that must be met. These laws require at least one spouse to live in the state for ... More details
I pay too much child support.
You can ask a court to lower the amount of support. You will need to show there are changed circumstances after divorce to justify the reduction, such as a significant cut in your earnings or a showing that the parent receiving support now after divo ... More details
Idaho divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
The court may award maintenance to a spouse, if that spouse:
(1) lacks sufficient property to provide for his or her reasonable needs and (2) is unable to support himself or herself through employment. The award of maintenance is based o ... More details
Idaho divorce - Child custody.
Joint or sole child custody may be awarded according to the best interests of the child, and based on the following factors:
(1) the preference of the child; (2) the wishes of the parents; (3) the character and circumstances of all indiv ... More details
Idaho divorce - Child support.
The court may order either or both parents to provide child support until the child is 18, without regard to marital misconduct, and based upon the following factors:
(1) the financial resources of the child; (2) the standard of living t ... More details