What Do You Know About Dissolution Of Marriage? Quiz

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Have you heard the phrase dissolution of marriage? To check your understanding, take this quiz on what do you know about the dissolution of marriage. Dissolution of marriage and divorce are very similar words used in the same way, but should it be so? Is divorce the same thing as dissolution of marriage, or are they different? If they are different, then what are the differences between the two? Check this quiz out to feed your curiosity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Connecticut's legal term for a divorce?

    • A.

      Divorcé Connecticut

    • B.

      Dissolution of wedding

    • C.

      Dissolution of marriage

    • D.

      Divorce

    Correct Answer
    C. Dissolution of marriage
    Explanation
    Connecticut's legal term for a divorce is "Dissolution of marriage". This term refers to the legal process of ending a marriage in Connecticut. It involves the formal termination of the marital relationship, including the division of assets, child custody arrangements, and other legal matters. The term "Dissolution of marriage" is commonly used in legal documents and proceedings related to divorce cases in Connecticut.

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  • 2. 

    In which of the following places is the dissolution of marriage a faster and less expensive process for terminating a marriage when neither spouse contests the decision?

    • A.

      Ohio

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. Ohio
    Explanation
    Ohio is the correct answer because it is one of the few states in the United States that offers a simplified dissolution process for uncontested divorces. This process allows couples to terminate their marriage quickly and at a lower cost compared to traditional divorce proceedings.

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  • 3. 

    What is the standard time that must have been used in the marriage before couples can qualify for a dissolution of marriage?

    • A.

      6 years 

    • B.

      1 month

    • C.

      3 months

    • D.

      5 Years

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 Years
    Explanation
    In order for couples to qualify for a dissolution of marriage, they must have been married for a certain period of time. In this case, the correct answer is 5 years. This means that couples need to be married for at least 5 years before they can legally seek a dissolution of their marriage.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is one of the major differences between divorce and dissolution of marriage?

    • A.

      To be qualified for dissolution of marriage, a child must not be involved in the marriage, while a child can be involved in the marriage in divorce.

    • B.

      To be qualified for a dissolution of marriage, a child can be involved in the marriage, while in divorce, a child must not be involved in the marriage.

    • C.

      Before the dissolution of marriage, both parties must have their personal properties, while before a divorce can happen,  both parties don't need to have their personal properties..

    • D.

      Before the dissolution of marriage,  both parties don't need to have their personal properties, while before a divorce can happen, both parties must have their personal properties.

    Correct Answer
    A. To be qualified for dissolution of marriage, a child must not be involved in the marriage, while a child can be involved in the marriage in divorce.
    Explanation
    The major difference between divorce and dissolution of marriage is that in a dissolution of marriage, a child must not be involved in the marriage, while in divorce, a child can be involved in the marriage. This means that if a couple has a child, they cannot opt for a dissolution of marriage and must instead go through a divorce process.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following reasons will make dissolution filings not to be processed?

    • A.

      The wife being pregnant.

    • B.

      The financial status of the husband.

    • C.

      The couple's standard of living.

    • D.

      The husband having an illegitimate child.

    Correct Answer
    A. The wife being pregnant.
    Explanation
    The reason why dissolution filings will not be processed if the wife is pregnant is likely because the couple may want to reconsider their decision to dissolve the marriage due to the impending arrival of a child. The pregnancy may lead to a change in their priorities and a desire to work on their relationship for the sake of the child. Additionally, the legal process of dissolution may be delayed or put on hold until after the child is born to ensure that the best interests of the child are taken into account.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is 'everything' when the dissolution of marriage is considered?

    • A.

      Reason for marriage dissolution

    • B.

      Properties of the spouses

    • C.

      Length of marriage

    • D.

      Validity of marriage certificate

    Correct Answer
    C. Length of marriage
    Explanation
    The length of marriage is considered as 'everything' when the dissolution of marriage is being considered. This means that the duration of the marriage plays a crucial role in determining the process and outcomes of the divorce. The length of marriage can impact various aspects such as division of assets, alimony, child custody, and support. The longer the marriage, the more likely it is that the spouses have accumulated joint assets and have established a significant history together, which can influence the decisions made during the divorce proceedings.

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  • 7. 

    The final hearing for a dissolution of marriage must take place within how many days from the day of petition?

    • A.

      30 days

    • B.

      90 days

    • C.

      60 days

    • D.

      120 days

    Correct Answer
    B. 90 days
    Explanation
    In the case of a dissolution of marriage, the final hearing must take place within 90 days from the day of petition. This time frame allows for a reasonable amount of time for both parties to prepare their case and gather any necessary evidence. It also ensures that the process does not drag on unnecessarily, allowing for a timely resolution to the marriage dissolution.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is the least emotionally painful way to terminate a marriage?

    • A.

      Dissolution of marriage

    • B.

      Annulment

    • C.

      Legal separation

    • D.

      Divorce

    Correct Answer
    A. Dissolution of marriage
    Explanation
    Dissolution of marriage is the least emotionally painful way to terminate a marriage because it is a mutual agreement between both parties to end the marriage. Unlike divorce, dissolution of marriage does not involve assigning blame or fault to either spouse, which can help minimize feelings of resentment or animosity. Additionally, dissolution of marriage typically involves a more amicable and cooperative process, allowing couples to reach a settlement on important issues such as property division and child custody without the need for lengthy court battles.

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  • 9. 

    A modern, more temperate sounding term for divorce is?

    • A.

      De facto separation

    • B.

      De jure separation

    • C.

      Legal separation

    • D.

      Dissolution of marriage

    Correct Answer
    D. Dissolution of marriage
    Explanation
    The term "dissolution of marriage" is a modern, more temperate sounding term for divorce. It refers to the legal process of ending a marriage and is often used to imply a more amicable and less contentious approach to divorce. This term emphasizes the idea of ending the legal contract of marriage rather than focusing on the emotional or personal aspects of divorce.

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  • 10. 

    In many states, the finalization of a dissolution of marriage ends with an order for dissolution of marriage. What do some states refer to this final court order as?

    • A.

      Final court decree

    • B.

      Final court order

    • C.

      Certificate of dissolution of marriage

    • D.

      End-Of-Marriage certificate

    Correct Answer
    C. Certificate of dissolution of marriage
    Explanation
    The final court order that concludes a dissolution of marriage is commonly referred to as a "Certificate of dissolution of marriage." This document serves as proof that the marriage has been legally dissolved and is often required for various legal and administrative purposes, such as changing one's marital status on official records or applying for a new marriage license.

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