LS100: Chapter 8 Practice Quiz

Question 1 of 20

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Family law and domestic relations essentially means the same thing.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 20

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Why might a couple might want a prenuptial/pre-marital agreement?

Select one of the following:

  • People often marry later in life and they wish to protect their assets in the event that the marriage terminates either by legal action or by death.

  • People prefer planning for divorce rather than preparing for a happy marriage.

  • These are mandatory in some states.

Question 3 of 20

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Check everything that can be agreed upon in a pre-marital/pre-nuptial agreement.

Select one or more of the following:

  • Right of a child to child support

  • Rights and obligations regarding any property

  • Right to date another individual in the future

  • Rights to manage and control any property

  • Disposition of property upon termination of the marriage by death or legal action

  • Making of wills or trusts

  • Choice of law to govern the agreement

  • Any other matter, even one in violation of public policy or the law

Question 4 of 20

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What are some ways to terminate a marriage? Check all that apply:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Annulment

  • Divorce/dissolution

  • Break-up

  • Legal separation

  • common law marriage

Question 5 of 20

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An example of a voidable marriage would be one in which one party was already married—in other words, a bigamous marriage.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 20

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What is a dissolution?

Select one of the following:

  • A declaration that a marriage never existed between two parties.

  • It acknowledges that a valid marriage existed, but the parties now wish to end the marital contract.

  • Similar to a temporary separation.

  • Similar to an annulment.

Question 7 of 20

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When parties legally separate, they do not want to be married anymore.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 20

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The court considers the best interest of the child when making custody deteriminations

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 9 of 20

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Parents make all of the decisions in terms of what support they will pay to their child.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 20

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The Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act (URESA) allows for intrastate enforcement of child support orders.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 11 of 20

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Spousal support (a.k.a alimony) is--check all that apply!

Select one or more of the following:

  • To compensate a spouse for their ex-spouse's deficiencies.

  • To ensure that housing, food, and clothing—the necessities of daily living—are available for a spouse who is unable to earn an adequate living.

  • may be awarded when two people end their marriage, but is not always awarded.

  • is court determined by state specific factors.

Question 12 of 20

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What is separate property? (Check all that apply)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Property that belongs solely to one party.

  • Property in which the marital partner has no legal interest.

  • Property that a party owned after the dissolution was finalized.

  • Property that Is not divided when the parties divorce

  • Includes property acquired by gift or inheritance.

  • Includes property that was given to both spouses during the marriage.

Question 13 of 20

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Community property is property that is used by both parties, but is only actually owned by one party.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 20

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Quasi-community property is treated the same as community property for the purposes of division.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 20

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Do family law cases differ procedurally from other kinds of civil cases?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 16 of 20

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Is a marital settlement agreement employed in an uncontested case?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Yes

  • No

Question 17 of 20

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What are some discovery tools used in family law cases?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Interrogatories

  • Harassment

  • Depositions

  • Bribes

  • Request for production and inspection of documents and things

Question 18 of 20

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What is usually recommended in a family law case if the parties cannot resolve their issues?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Lawsuit for breach of contract

  • Mediation

  • criminal prosecution

  • trial

Question 19 of 20

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Which is true about the Uniform Parentage Act?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Recognizes that both natural parents have certain rights and obligations regarding their children.

  • Favors the mother-child relationship over the father-child relationship.

Question 20 of 20

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Before a court makes a determination as to custody and child support, parentage must first be determined.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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