LS100 Chapter 8 Practice Quiz

Question 1 of 16

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Domestic relations is the area of law that deals with family law issues such as divorce, custody, and support.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 2 of 16

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Premarital (prenuptial) agreements are only for celebrities or wealthy individuals.

Select one of the following:

  • True

  • False

Question 3 of 16

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A premarital (prenuptial) agreement can address the following issues, except:

Select one of the following:

  • Rights and obligations regarding any property

  • Child support

  • Rights to manage and control any property

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

  • Choice of law to govern the agreement

Question 4 of 16

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What are the three different ways to legally terminate a marriage?

Select one or more of the following:

  • annulment

  • legal separation

  • dissolution

  • church/religious annulment

Question 5 of 16

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If the marriage is found to be void, it means that there was never a valid marriage.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 16

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A voidable marriage can never be declared a valid marriage by a court.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 16

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A disssolution of marriage can only occur if one of the parties is able to show that the other party was at fault for the collapse of the marriage.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 16

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In a divorce action, the court can address the following issues:

Select one or more of the following:

  • Custody

  • support

  • property

  • criminal domestic violence issue

Question 9 of 16

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If the court chooses to bifurcate the proceeding, the court terminates the marriage, but the remaining issues are heard separately after the marriage is terminated. However, the parties are not free to remarry until all of the remaining issues are resolved.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 10 of 16

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Why might a couple choose a legal separation over a dissolution?

Select one or more of the following:

  • religious reasons

  • couple doesn't actually want a divorce

  • they want to remarry but do not want to go through the hassle of a dissolution proceeding.

  • couple wants to see if they can work out a resolution and try a temporary separation

Question 11 of 16

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Child custody pertains only to children born out of a marital relationship.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 16

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The purpose of support is to ensure that the following are available to a child or spouse who is unable to earn an adequate living:

Select one or more of the following:

  • housing

  • food

  • clothing

  • expensive haircuts

  • new technology/devices

Question 13 of 16

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Separate property must be divided upon dissolution of a marriage.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 14 of 16

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Community property does not include debts.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 16

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What are some discovery tools?

Select one or more of the following:

  • interrogatories

  • depositions

  • request for production of documents

  • search and seizure

Question 16 of 16

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What is mediation/conciliation?

Select one of the following:

  • Court recomends this if there are minor children and couple cannot resolve issues.

  • Pre-marital counseling.

  • This is only used when the couple has property issues they cannot resolve.

  • A formal process, similar to a trial.

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