SB0359 (CH0379)

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Family Law - Divorce - Corroboration of Testimony

Sponsored by:

Senator Zirkin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379

Synopsis:Repealing a provision prohibiting a court from entering a decree of divorce on the uncorroborated testimony of the party seeking the divorce; repealing a provision specifying that, in a suit for absolute divorce on the grounds of voluntary separation, a separation agreement is full corroboration of the plaintiff's testimony that the separation was voluntary under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Zirkin and Norman
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Court of Appeals
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(7-101, 8-104)

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