Perhaps you’re overwhelmed by all the legal aspects associated with divorce. The following are the fundamentals of divorce law to assist you in navigating the maze.
It is important to understand the fact that divorce cannot be achieved if you do not meet specific state laws. Some states, for example requires that you lived in the state at least six months prior to filing a petition for divorce.
Before settling on a divorce couples should reach an agreement about the most fundamental issues, such as the division of debt and property. Several complex laws relate to these issues, including federal laws on property, taxation and taxes. Before a divorce can be considered valid, both spouses have to comply with these laws.
Couples must also adhere to statutory guidelines on determining child custody and the amount that is required to pay child support following divorce. Go to the video above to learn more about the divorce laws.