Divorce & Custody

Arkansas Divorce and Custody Attorneys

When people get married, they pledge to be together “until death.” A divorce happens when the marriage ends before death. As a marriage legally binds two people together, a divorce legally ends that relationship.

 

Know the facts

Residency: At least one party must live in Arkansas for at least 60 days before filing for a divorce and for 3 months before a divorce may be granted.

Legal grounds for divorce:

  • Eighteen continuous months of separation
  • General and personal indignities
  • Impotency
  • Conviction of a felony
  • Habitual drunkenness for 1 year
  • Abuse which endangers the life of a spouse
  • Adultery
  • Incurable insanity causing separation of 3 or more years

Property distribution: Property acquired during a marriage is distributed equally between parties considering factors such as length of the marriage, age, employability and other factors. Alimony may be awarded to either party.

Custody: Custody of children is determined according to the best interest of the child. Child support shall be awarded to the custodial parent using the latest child support chart and paid through the Arkansas child support clearinghouse.

Put us to work for you

The law firm of Nolan Caddell Reynolds has represented numerous clients in divorce and child custody matters. They will help you fight to receive all of the property to which you are entitled. They will fight for your children and the support they need as well as your rights to visitation. Grandparents have rights to visitation as well and may be awarded custody in certain cases.

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