2013 Regular Session



Family Law - Grounds for Divorce

Sponsored by:

Delegate Simmons


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Providing that for purposes of granting a limited or an absolute divorce, parties shall be considered to be living separate and apart without cohabitation even if the parties share living expenses and a residence, as long as the parties maintain separate bedrooms; and establishing that specified third party corroboration is not necessary under the Act.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Simmons and Kramer
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0503
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(7-102, 7-103)

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