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In North Dakota, following dissolution of marriage, divorce, or legal separation, the court will take into consideration the circumstances of the parties and may require one party to pay spousal support, otherwise known as alimony, to the other party for any period of time. ....... Click here to get more info on Alimony
Grounds for divorce on a fault basis include:
- willful desertion/neglect
- drug/alcohol addiction
- insanity for per ....... Click here to get more info on Divorce
The court will decide a request for visitation based on whether granting a parent visitation would be in the "best interests of the child."
What is considered in a child's "best interests" are outlined under the custody and visitation statute which indicate the following factors are relevant to this type of decision:"
- The love, affection, and other emotional ties existing between the parents and child and the ability of each parent to provide the child with nurture, love, affection, and guidance.
- The ability of each pa ....... Click here to get more info on Visitation