Uncontested divorce is a popular option for couples who want to end their marriage without spending a lot of money on attorney's fees. It also appeals to people who wish to part ways without unnecessary hostility or anger. Although North Dakota law does not feature any form of an expedited divorce process,
Alimony is a regular payment one spouse makes to the other spouse to provide financial support during and/or after a divorce. In North Dakota, alimony is also called “spousal support.” The spouses may agree to the amount and duration of spousal support, or the court may order it if the spouses can’t agree.
Overview of Annulment Like a traditional divorce, an annulment ends a marriage. However, an annulment is a legal proceeding that goes one step further than a divorce by declaring (through a court order) that a marriage is invalid or void. In some cases, it’s as if the marriage never happened. Some
During a divorce, North Dakota courts may order one spouse to pay alimony, also called “spousal support,” to the other for any period of time. When a spouse receiving alimony (the “supported spouse”) remarries, however, the paying spouse will likely want to stop paying alimony.
If you are getting divorced in North Dakota, do you know what property you get to keep and what you have to split with your spouse? And who will be responsible for your marital debts--or those either of you had before marriage?
Nothing brings a couple closer together than children. Sharing hopes, dreams, and fears about little ones, making plans and sharing experiences—it all has the potential to cement loving relationships between two parents. It's ironic, then, that when two parents end their relationship, nothing tears
How Domestic Violence Affects Child Custody in North Dakota Domestic violence often bruises not just the skin, but the hearts of its victims as well. For children in violent homes, the effects can be devastating. Judges in North Dakota take domestic violence into consideration when deciding parental custody and visitation rights.
Children are entitled to the emotional and financial support of both parents - even after a separation or divorce. When parents shirk their obligation to financially support their children, they can face significant fines and in some cases, jail time. North Dakota provides parents with many resources