Divorce Dictionary F

FAULT-BASED DIVORCE

a type of divorce to be granted if one member of the marriage is guilty of some kind of marital misconduct.

FILE

to deliver a document to a clerk of a court so that the document can be included in the official records of a case.

FOREIGN ORDER

a court order issued by another county, state or nation outside of the jurisdiction in which the custodial parent lives.

FOUNDATION

the evidence that must be presented before asking certain questions or offering documentary evidence on trial.