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Grounds for Divorce - Mutual Consent - Military Service Member

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if the parties have at least one minor child in common and at least one party is an active member of the armed forces of the United States; and requiring a certain written settlement agreement to resolve issues relating to the care of, custody of, access to, and support of minor children.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Dumais
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Child Custody -see also- Parents and Guardians
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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February 24, 2018 12:37 P.M.