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2018 Regular Session



Grounds for Divorce - Mutual Consent - Settlement in Open Court

Sponsored by:

Delegate Malone


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing a court to grant an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if both parties to the divorce orally offer on the record in open court a certain settlement agreement.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Malone and McMillan
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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February 21, 2018 12:39 P.M.