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R-S-1846-552-1-84-DIVORCE - DIVORCE (552.1...552.46)
Section 552.1 ‑ Invalidity of marriages; legitimacy of issue.
Section 552.2 ‑ Invalidity of marriages; marriage of person under age of consent, marriage by fraud, lack of cohabitation.
Section 552.3 ‑ Marriage of doubtful validity; procedure to annul.
Section 552.4 ‑ Marriage of doubtful validity; procedure to affirm.
Section 552.5 ‑ Repealed. 1951, Act 14, Eff. Sept. 28, 1951.
Section 552.6 ‑ Complaint for divorce; filing; grounds; answer; judgment.
Section 552.7 ‑ Action for separate maintenance; filing; grounds; answer; effect of admission; counterclaim for divorce; judgment.
Section 552.8 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.
Section 552.9 ‑ Judgment of divorce; residency requirement; exception.
Section 552.9a ‑ Decree of divorce; conditions.
Section 552.9b, 552.9c ‑ Repealed. 1958, Act 227, Imd. Eff. May 26, 1958.
Section 552.9d ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.
Section 552.9e ‑ Divorce; cause occurring out of state, residence.
Section 552.9f ‑ Divorce; taking of testimony; minor children; perpetuating testimony; nonresident defendant, residence of plaintiff.
Section 552.10 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.
Section 552.11 ‑ Action for divorce; answer without oath.
Section 552.12 ‑ Suit; conduct, power of court.
Section 552.13 ‑ Alimony; costs; termination.
Section 552.14 ‑ Action for annulment, divorce, or separate maintenance; entering personal protection order.
Section 552.15 ‑ Care, custody, and support of minor children during pendency of action; support order; enforcement.
Section 552.16 ‑ Care, custody, and support of minor child after annulment or judgment of divorce or separate maintenance; enforcement.
Section 552.16a ‑ Repealed. 2001, Act 107, Eff. Sept. 30, 2001.
Section 552.17 ‑ Revision and alteration of judgment concerning care, custody, maintenance, and support of children; enforceability of order.
Section 552.17a ‑ Jurisdiction of court; application for modification of judgment or order; waiver of contempt.
Section 552.18 ‑ Rights or contingent rights in and to vested or unvested benefits or accumulated contributions as part of marital estate subject to award by court; amendment of court order to satisfy requirements of eligible domestic relations order.
Section 552.19 ‑ Restoration of real and personal estate to parties.
Section 552.20 ‑ Real and personal property or money in lieu thereof; delivery or payment to trustee; investment; application of income.
Section 552.21 ‑ Payment of principal sum on court order; bonds.
Section 552.22 ‑ Disclosure of property.
Section 552.23 ‑ Judgment of divorce or separate maintenance; further award of real and personal estate; transmittal of payments to department of human services; service fee; failure or refusal to pay service fee; contempt; “state disbursement unit” or “SDU” defined.
Section 552.24 ‑ Centralized receipt and disbursement of support and fees.
Section 552.27 ‑ Alimony or allowance for support and education of children as lien; default; powers of court.
Section 552.28 ‑ Judgment for alimony or allowance or for appointment of trustees; revision or alteration.
Section 552.29 ‑ Presumption of legitimacy.
Section 552.30 ‑ Legitimacy of issue; dissolution of marriage.
Section 552.31 ‑ Legitimacy of issue; dissolution of bigamous marriage entered into in good faith.
Section 552.34 ‑ Action to annul marriage of minor.
Section 552.35 ‑ Marriage annulment; action by party's next friend.
Section 552.36 ‑ Marriage annulment; action by party to marriage.
Section 552.37 ‑ Marriage annulment; ground of force or fraud; effect of voluntary cohabitation.
Section 552.38 ‑ Marriage annulment; ground of force or fraud; custody and maintenance of issue.
Section 552.39 ‑ Marriage annulment; ground of physical incapacity; party to maintain; time limitation of suit.
Section 552.40‑552.42 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.
Section 552.43 ‑ Divorce from bed and board; decree; limited time, revocation.
Section 552.44 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.
Section 552.45 ‑ Children; enumeration in complaint; notice to prosecutor of friend of court; decree opposition, interest of prosecutor or partners in case.
Section 552.46 ‑ Repealed. 1971, Act 75, Eff. Jan. 1, 1972.

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