Purchase Solved PLST 340 Quiz Marriage

Purchase Solved PLST 340 Quiz Marriage

PLST 340 Quiz Marriage

PLST 340 Quiz: Marriage, Parenthood, and Dissolution

  1. Geri and Rob are 25 years old and live in a state that recognizes and permits common-law marriages. However, they wanted to secretly “officially” marry in a ceremony. They met the requirements for marriage, obtained a marriage license, and were married by a friend “ordained” in an online religious organization recognized by their state. They lived together but never consummated their marriage or held themselves out to others as husband and wife. Which of the following best describes their marital status?
  2. Hans sought and was granted an annulment of his marriage to Heidi six months ago. Because the court did not order either spousal support or property division, Heidi has decided to le for a divorce so these matters can be resolved. If she does, Hans will answer and most likely raise which of the following defenses?
  3. Which one of the following is NOT a characteristic of annulment?
  4. When ling for divorce on the ground of adultery, which of the following questions may arise?
  5. The tort of “interference with parental relationships” can best be described as follows:
  6. Which of the following statements is true?
  7. Gary is the unwed father of a baby boy born two years ago. He just learned about the pending adoption of his son and wants to exercise his parental rights and responsibilities and object to the adoption. Which of the following best describes his rights in this situation?
  8. Marie is interviewing for a paralegal position in a family law rm. She is concerned that she does not have very strong computer skills and may not do well on the job. She will likely need to be able to do all BUT which one of the following?
  9. Walter has just told his mother that his old girlfriend is going around telling people that he is the father of her baby and that she will “make him pay.” Her father tells his twenty-year-old daughter not to worry – he will le action on her behalf because she is living in his household. All BUT which one of the following is a true statement given these circumstances?
  10. Which of the following would least likely constitute a conflict of interest for a family law paralegal?
  11. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding the procedure for obtaining an annulment?
  12. Which of the following statements regarding consent is not accurate?
  13. Which of the following is NOT an example of paternity fraud?
  14. Which of the following is TRUE with respect to the adjudication of paternity?
  15. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding the distinction between void and voidable marriages?
  16. Which of the following tasks is a paralegal likely to perform in a case involving a determination of parentage?
  17. Liza and Hank have been living together for more than twenty years. Their relationship has been very rocky the whole time but has become especially intolerable in the last five years. Hank’s drinking begins in the morning and ends at night when he passes out, usually after hitting Liza several times during the day. It got so bad six months ago that Liza threw him out of their apartment and he is now living in his own place. Liza has decided to le for divorce on no-fault grounds. Which of the following grounds is she most likely to choose, assuming it is an available ground in her jurisdiction?
  18. Three years ago, John and Amy adopted a daughter, Morgan. On all of the paperwork related to the adoption, including papers led by the court, John identified himself as Amy’s husband. Now he is seeking an annulment on the ground that he lacked the capacity to marry because he was on heavy medication at the time of the marriage and was “not in his right mind.” Because he earlier acknowledged the validity of the marriage to the court in a legal proceeding, his wife claims the court should not allow him to deny the marriage now. Which of the following defenses is she raising?
  19. Joe and Lindsey have been married for twenty years and have been struggling to save their marriage. Joe recently moved out claiming he needed “some space” for a while to think things over. The parties have three minor children who are all living with Lindsey. She is not employed and has limited economic resources. The most appropriate action for her to be at this point is one for
  20. Maria was fifteen years old when she gave birth to a baby girl. She was unmarried and her parents told her she had to give up the baby and go back to school or they would disown her and send her to a juvenile detention facility as an incorrigible child. She believed them and consented to an agency adoption. Six weeks later, she decided she wanted to revoke her consent and raise the baby herself. The baby’s father has promised he will help her. Which of the following statements is true with respect to her prospects?
  21. Which of the following is the most accurate statement with respect to who can adopt it in most jurisdictions?
  22. Gary has been told by his lawyer that he is the putative father of his ex-girlfriend’s son. What is a “putative father?”
  23. Suzi and Jack were married for ten years and separated in the spring of 2006. They had lived in Illinois for the entire time they were married, and Jack still lives there where he has always lived and worked. He has an auto repair shop. Suzi moved to North Carolina with the children and is now living there with a man she hopes to marry after her divorce from Jack is final. She has led for divorce, custody, and property division in North Carolina in the appropriate court, and John was personally served with the papers in Illinois. His attorney will likely promptly le which of the following?
  24. What standard do courts use when deciding whether or not to approve an adoption?
  25. Which of the following statements is TRUE with respect to genetic testing in parentage cases?
  26. Jon has been the only father that Brian has ever known in his five years of life. He has raised him since birth as his son and wants to continue to do so. They have a very close bond and Brian calls him “Daddy.” Recently, DNA tests have proved that another man is Brian’s biological father and Jon is afraid that he will lose Brian who is presently in his custody. He has contacted a lawyer who is most likely to tell him all BUT which one of the following?
  27. Which one of the following statements is NOT true with respect to the ways in which the courts and legislatures are addressing assisted reproductive technology issues?
  28. Bert owns homes in Ft. Myers, Florida, and San Francisco, California. He stays in Florida from October through May. He has a car registered in each state and flies back and forth between the two states. He uses his California address on his tax returns, votes in that state, and has a California driver’s license. San Francisco can best be described as Bert’s
  29. Assume a man is married to the mother of a child when the child is born, but both parents know that the biological father is a man with whom the woman had an affair. Assume also that the husband bonds with support, and wants to raise the child as his own and petitions the court to be designated the child’s legal father. The court may find that he is the ____________________ parent of the child.
  30. Which of the following is most likely to result in the termination of parental rights?

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