The following is an index of divorce questions that commonly come up before, during, and after divorce.
These divorce FAQs are organized by the various topics that are discussed to make searching for your answer easier. To view the individual questions, click on the appropriate section for the information that you are seeking and then select the specific topic that you are curious about. For example, if you wanted to find out more about how child support is calculated, you would look first in the section discussing "Support Issues", and then click "How Support is Calculated" to take you to the appropriate page.
If you are just thinking about getting a divorce, you probably have a lot of questions about your rights. Here are some of the topics discussed in this section:
There is a lot of misunderstanding about when an annulment is a viable option to end your marriage. This section talks about marriage validity, grounds for an annulment, and how to get an annulment:
FAQ's on how to work with a lawyer, how to get the divorce started, what is involved in getting a divorce, finalizing your divorce, and more:
Deciding who will get what when splitting assets in a divorce brings up a lot of questions. Is it considered separate property or part of the marital estate, how home equity is divided, who's responsible for the debts, and more are discussed in this section:
If you have children still at home, child support will be an issue in your divorce. You can also find answers to your questions about alimony, life and health insurance, appealing or modifying your divorce, and more:
Determining who gets the kids and what the visitation schedule will be are very hot topics with parents going through a divorce. You'll also find information on grandparent rights, moving, parenting plans, and much, much more in the following section:
Interacting with your children and significant others can sometimes be challenging during (and after) a divorce. In this section you will find topics that discuss handling your interactions with those around you:
Divorce isn't easy and sometimes it can seem down-right overwhelming. If you're having a hard time making decisions about your situation or handling the emotions that you are experiencing, these topics will give you some insight: