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In divorce cases, courts must find that a marriage is no longer possible between two spouses and mandate alimony payment, while couples must divide resources (also called property). Divorces, according to the Cornell Uni... More »

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Divorce laws in California stipulate that a spouse or partner can end the marriage even if the significant other does not want a divorce, according to the Judicial Council of California. A spouse or partner cannot stop t... More »

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One way to learn about Texas divorce law is to consult the website of the Texas Legal Services Center. A simple and direct way is to read Chapter 6 of the Texas Family Code; all laws and conditions regarding divorce in T... More »

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Filing for divorce requires asking the courts for a final dissolution of the marriage, while a legal separation does not put an end to the marriage, according to Cathy Meyer for About.com. A legal separation allows coupl... More »

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Although divorce laws differ by state, FindLaw explains that a divorce letter, or a divorce petition, typically contains the name of the petitioner, the petitioner's spouse, the place and date of the marriage, the names ... More »

Divorce laws in California stipulate that a spouse or partner can end the marriage even if the significant other does not want a divorce, according to the Judicial Council of California. A spouse or partner cannot stop t... More »

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During a divorce, the terms and rights of two spouses are determined through a marital settlement agreement, according to LegalZoom. Settlement agreements typically cover any relevant issues pertaining to the divorce, su... More »

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