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Glossary of Divorce Terms

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Non-custodial parent: A parent who does not have physical custody of a child, but has visitation rights (or custodial time) with the child.

Non-marital Property: Separate Property which is not subject to equitable distribution.

Notice of Hearing: Give formal notice of the date, time and place of the actual divorce hearing. For an absolute divorce, notice must be given at least 5 days before the hearing and an additional 3 days are added to account for the time it takes to mail the document. Thus, 8 full days of notice must be give before the divorce hearing.