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If you’re interested in finding out more about North Dakota divorce laws, you can learn from the information, links and resources provided in the list below. This is not an all-inclusive list, but it will provide some ideas for your own further research, including reading the applicable North Dakota statutes yourself. Alternatively, you can always simply decide to consult with a North Dakota attorney specializing in divorce law. 

North Dakota Divorce Resources:

North Dakota Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in North Dakota who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is one of the alternatives to litigation in court.

North Dakota Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources: Contact information for North Dakota domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site also offers links to North Dakota resources for legal aid, legal forms, North Dakota attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more. 

North Dakota Department of Human Services: This state-run site contains detailed information on family services, child support enforcement, substance abuse services for the family, and more. 

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

North Dakota Family Law Statutes (Century Code):

North Dakota Legal Separation: 14-05-03.1, 14-05-27

North Dakota Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 14-05-03
Residency/Where to File: 14-05-17
Divorce Mediation: 14-09.1-02
Annulment: 14-04-01

North Dakota Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 14-05-24
Spousal Support: 14-05-24.1

North Dakota Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 14-09-06.2
Child Support: 14-09-08, 14-09-08.2, 14-09-09.7

North Dakota Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

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How a Family Lawyer Can Help

North Dakota Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce. – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

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