Glossary of Divorce Terms
strong>Uncontested Divorce: A case where the defendant is does not attempt to stop the divorce, and there are no factors for the court to decide regarding children, money or property.
Un-Emancipated: Any person who is a legal dependent on a parent or guardian.
URESA (Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act): Statute enabling a state to request assistance from another state in order to establish or enforce a court ordered child support judgment against a parent who is located in the other state.
Use and Possession: The parent who has primary custody of a minor child of a marriage has a right to reside in the family home for as many as three years from the date of divorce under specific circumstances.