Divorce or Dissolution
Start here to find out the answers to commonly-asked questions about ending a marriage. 결혼 생활을 끝내는 것과 관련하여 자주 묻는 질문에 대한 답변을 알아보려면 여기에서 시작하십시오. Comience aquí para encontrar las respuestas a las preguntas más frecuentes sobre la terminación de un matrimonio. Magsimula dito upang malaman ang mga sagot sa mga karaniwang tinatanong na mga katanungan tungkol sa pagtatapos ng kasal.
The Alaska Court System provides free and low-cost mediation programs for child custody/visitation cases, child-in-need-of-aid (CINA) cases, & adult guardianship/conservatorship cases. Information about these programs in particular, and mediation in other matters is available here.
The Alaska Court System's Family Law Self-Help Center has excellent explanations, and all of the forms necessary to end your marriage.
Many couples file joint tax returns, making them both liable for any taxes the IRS determines are due. The IRS can still collect those taxes from you even if you have a divorce decree stating your former spouse is responsible for the debt. There are some cases in which a spouse (or former spouse) can be relieved of the tax, interest, and penalties incurred from a joint tax return.
A brief explanation of the terms "Guardian ad Litem" (GAL) and "Custody Investigator (CI)" in Alaska State Court custody or divorce with children cases.
In a divorce case, each person must provide the other person with complete information about their finances. This is called disclosure. When you need to get additional information from your spouse during the divorce, you can use the tools of discovery. This video talks about what needs to be disclosed, and how to get more information through discovery.
This is an introduction to a series of short videos discussing many topics important to people representing themselves in divorce and child custody cases. The videos cover what to expect at different stages of the case including procedures that you have to follow.
You will be submitting many documents to the court during your case. In general you must give a copy of each document to the other side – or his or her attorney. This is called "service of process." This video reviews how to properly serve the other side, as well as providing proof of service to the court.