When two people decided to be together for the rest of their lives in a form of a legal contract, this union is called marriage. In terms of local recognition, most countries and other jurisdictions limit marriage to two of opposite gender only. However some countries practice same sex marriage and polygamous marriage. It was in the country of Denmark who legally recognizes same sex marriage in 1989 and Netherlands who became the first country to legalize same sex marriage in 2001 and now other countries and celebrities entering this kind of marriage. Polygamous is much practice for private reasons, beliefs and cultures such as Islam, Buddhist, Judaism, Hinduism, Latter Day Saint Movement, Celtic traditions and some of Christians and Roman Catholic Church. Divorce today is easily achieved because it is been legalized by most countries. Between the year of 1971 and 2011, several countries have legalized divorce and recently the country of Malta did. Free Public Divorce Records are considered a primary source of information between couples.
The definition of the word divorce varies from culture, beliefs and religion but as for many, divorce is a termination and canceling the responsibilities of each other and dissolving the bonds of marriage. Mostly in jurisdictions divorce should be verified in front of the judge in a court law to come into effect. In every country laws are made for both parties who wants or will be filing for divorce, this requires the sanction of a court or other legal authority in a legal and right process. The divorce law also involves arrangement issues of alimony, child custody, child support, distribution of property and division of debt.
Recent survey shows that generally married couples most likely file a divorce after ten to fifteen years of marriage, this mostly like happen to America and Europe countries. Annual study confirmed the reasons or leading cause of divorce is adultery, extramarital sex and infidelity. Next cause of divorce is domestic violence followed by midlife crisis, addictions, alcoholism and gambling. Workaholic is the least reason why people tend to get divorce. Recent years passed divorce cases now were mostly petitioned by women not by men. Effects associated with divorce include academic, behavioral, psychological problems and mostly affects children.
Divorce Laws and processing varies in countries kind of jurisdiction and leaders. There are different kinds of divorce. At-Fault Divorce is evaluating couples offense that may involve collusion, provocation, condemnation and connivance. Summary Divorce or Simple Divorce may be available in some jurisdictions, it is used when both parties meet certain eligibility requirements or agree key issued beforehand. Uncontested Divorce is when the couple is able to agree about the children, property and support issues. No-Fault Divorce System requires no allegation or proof of fault of either party. Application of this kind of divorce can be made by either party or both parties jointly.
Mediated divorce is an alternative to traditional divorce litigation. In this kind of divorce both the husband and the wife undergoes a mediation session where they discuss the communication between the couple and suggestions to resolve their problem. Divorce mediators may be attorneys who have experienced in divorce cases or professional mediators who have undergone training specifically in family court matters. Collaborative Divorce is a method where divorcing couples come to agreement regarding on divorce issues. Polygamy divorce is permitted in other countries who allow this kind of marriage. Some reasons for divorce are because of economic restraint, sexual dissatisfaction and childlessness among others.
Internet is now the leading source of information from educational information, images, videos, music, games and most especially public records. Internet has two options for searchers and researcher to gain access to certain records and these are either free or fee based. Public Divorce Records are free based online site that gives information on the past and recent marriage status of a person. However, the disadvantage for free based websites is its lack of information given.