Minnesota divorce - Residency Requirements.
In order to file for divorce in Minnesota, either spouse must have been a resident of Minnesota for at least 180 days immediately before filing. ... More details
Minnesota divorce - Rights to Maiden Name.
Maiden name may be restored upon request. ... More details
Minnesota divorce - Spouse’s name.
Upon request, either spouse may change his or her name, unless there is intent to mislead or defraud. [Minnesota Statutes Annotated; Chapter 518.27]. ... More details
Minnesota divorce - Title of Divorce action.
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. ... More details
Misbehavior during the marriage.
Normally, "fault" - for example, physical or mental cruelty - will not be taken into account in determining the amount of support that a judge will award in a divorce case. But judges in some states may consider this a relevant fact. Check ... More details
Missing child after a divorce.
In a missing child situation, must the payer spouse continuing paying child support after a divorce if the custodial parent moves away with the child and the payer does not know their whereabouts?
In family law this is a complicated ques ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Either spouse may be awarded maintenance if it is equitable and just. There are no other factors for consideration specified in the statute. However, a 1996 case (Parsons v. Parsons) spelled out a set of factors for consideration:
(1) th ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Child custody.
Joint or sole child custody is awarded based on the best interests of the child. There are no specific factors for consideration in the statute. The court may award:
(1) joint physical and legal custody to 1 or both parents; (2) physical ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Child support.
Child support may be ordered as the court finds just and equitable. Where both parents have income or estates, each parent may be ordered to provide support in proportion to his or her relative financial ability. A parent may be required to provide h ... More details
Mississippi divorce - General Divorce Procedure.
A divorce grounded in irreconcilable differences will be granted if both wife and husband jointly filed for divorce; or a bill of complaint was filed and the defendant either entered an appearance by written waiver of process or was personally served ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Grounds for Mississippi Divorce.
Mississippi recognizes Fault-based and No-fault grounds for divorce.
No-fault: ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Legal Separation.
There are provisions for separate maintenance. ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Mediation or Counseling.
There is no legal provision in Mississippi regarding mediation. ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Property Distribution.
Mississippi is a "title" state. Each spouse retains his or her property for which they have title. There are no statutory provisions in Mississippi for considerations regarding property division. However, Mississippi has judicially adopted ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Residency Requirements.
In order to file for a dissolution of marriage in Mississippi, one of the spouses must have been a resident of Mississippi for at least 6 months, and not have secured residency for the purpose of obtaining a divorce. A member of the armed services an ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Rights to Maiden Name.
Either spouse may request name change. ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Spouse’s name.
Either spouse may petition the court for a name change. [Mississippi Code Annotated; Section 93, Chapter 17-1]. ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Title of Divorce action.
Bill of Complaint for Divorce. ... More details
Mississippi divorce - Where to file for divorce.
A divorce on the ground of irreconcilable differences should be filed for in the county where either spouse resides if both spouses are residents of Mississippi, or in the county where one spouse resides if the other spouse is not a resident of the s ... More details
Missouri divorce - Alimony maintenance spousal support.
Either spouse may be awarded maintenance if that spouse can show:
(1) an inability to support himself or herself and (2) a lack of sufficient property (including his or her share of any marital property) to provide for his or her own nee ... More details