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A Divorce is uncontested if both spouses agree on the following items:
- Child Support
- Health Insurance
- Real Estate
- Personal Property
- Retirement accounts
- Any other issues particular to the parties.
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NOTE: If any of these issues are not resolved, then the case should be handled as if it is contested.
These are necessary for a person to have legal custody of any child other than a child of the guardian.
Guardianships are necessary for health insurance and other purposes.
Guardianships are also required when a minor child inherits assets or is awarded assets in order to provide accountability to the court for the child's property.
Guardianships are also necessary for adults who are not able to provide for their own day to day needs.
An order from the court is necessary in order for any man who believes himself to be the biological father of a child to obtain any parental rights regarding the child. Having his name on the birth certificate is not sufficient to establish paternity, nor is the fact that the child has the man's last name sufficient to establish paternity.
Any time a person has a child that they do not have physical custody of, they should expect to pay child support for the care and support of the child. The Arkansas Supreme Court has adopted a chart for use in determining the appropriate amount of support.