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Wesley Ryan Bailey

Administrative Law, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Americans with Disabilities Act
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A Gregory Riley

Divorce & Family Law
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A. Shelby Easterly

Immigration, Labor Law, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal
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Adekunle A. Obebe

Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury
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Adrienne Danielle Rachel

Employment, Divorce & Family Law, Accident & Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  9 Years

Aimee E. Kaloyares

Divorce, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Accident & Injury
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Alana M Perrin

General Practice
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Alice F Estill

Estate, Divorce & Family Law, Criminal, Business
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Allen M Posey

Government, Divorce & Family Law, Accident & Injury
Status:  In Good Standing           Licensed:  41 Years

Allison Nicole Beasley

Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate, Divorce
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LEGAL TERMS

MARTIAL MISCONDUCT

See fault divorce.

FOREIGN DIVORCE

A divorce obtained in a different state or country from the place where one spouse resides at the time of the divorce. As a general rule, foreign divorces are r... (more...)
A divorce obtained in a different state or country from the place where one spouse resides at the time of the divorce. As a general rule, foreign divorces are recognized as valid if the spouse requesting the divorce became a resident of the state or country granting the divorce, and if both parties consented to the jurisdiction of the foreign court. A foreign divorce obtained by one person without the consent of the other is normally not valid, unless the nonconsenting spouse later acts as if the foreign divorce were valid, for example, by remarrying.

ADOPTED CHILD

Any person, whether an adult or a minor, who is legally adopted as the child of another in a court proceeding. See adoption.

SPLIT CUSTODY

A custody arrangement in the case of multiple children, awarding sole custody of one child to one parent and sole custody of another child to the other parent. ... (more...)
A custody arrangement in the case of multiple children, awarding sole custody of one child to one parent and sole custody of another child to the other parent. This arrangement is generally disfavored by judges because they are reluctant to split up siblings.

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

See alimony.

AGE OF MAJORITY

Adulthood in the eyes of the law. After reaching the age of majority, a person is permitted to vote, make a valid will, enter into binding contracts, enlist in ... (more...)
Adulthood in the eyes of the law. After reaching the age of majority, a person is permitted to vote, make a valid will, enter into binding contracts, enlist in the armed forces and purchase alcohol. Also, parents may stop making child support payments when a child reaches the age of majority. In most states the age of majority is 18, but this varies depending on the activity. For example, in some states people are allowed to vote when they reach the age of eighteen, but can't purchase alcohol until they're 21.

JOINT CUSTODY

An arrangement by which parents who do not live together share the upbringing of a child. Joint custody can be joint legal custody (in which both parents have a... (more...)
An arrangement by which parents who do not live together share the upbringing of a child. Joint custody can be joint legal custody (in which both parents have a say in decisions affecting the child) joint physical custody (in which the child spends a significant amount of time with both parents) or, very rarely, both.

SHARED CUSTODY

See joint custody.

CONFINEMENT IN PRISON

In most states with fault divorce, grounds for a spouse not in prison to obtain a fault divorce if the other spouse has been imprisoned for a certain number of ... (more...)
In most states with fault divorce, grounds for a spouse not in prison to obtain a fault divorce if the other spouse has been imprisoned for a certain number of years.