If the grounds for the divorce occurred outside of this State, a party may not apply for a divorce unless 1 of the parties has resided in this State for at least 1 year before the application is filed.
A court may not enter a decree of divorce on the uncorroborated testimony of the party who is seeking the divorce.
The court may decree a limited divorce on the following grounds:
As a condition precedent to granting a decree of limited divorce, the court may:
The court may decree a divorce under this section for a limited time or for an indefinite time.
The court that granted a decree of limited divorce may revoke the decree at any time on the joint application of the parties.
If an absolute divorce is prayed and the evidence is sufficient to entitle the parties to a limited divorce, but not to an absolute divorce, the court may decree a limited divorce.
The court may decree an absolute divorce on the following grounds:
Recrimination is not a bar to either party obtaining an absolute divorce on the grounds set forth in subsection (a)(1) through (8) of this section, but is a factor to be considered by the court in a case involving the ground of adultery.
Res judicata with respect to another ground under this section is not a bar to either party obtaining an absolute divorce on the ground of 2year separation.
Condonation is not an absolute bar to a decree of an absolute divorce on the ground of adultery, but is a factor to be considered by the court in determining whether the divorce should be decreed.
A husband and wife may make a valid and enforceable deed or agreement that relates to alimony, support, property rights, or personal rights.
A husband and wife may make a valid and enforceable settlement of alimony, support, property rights, or personal rights.
The court shall determine the amount and the method of payment of a monetary award, or the terms of the transfer of the interest in property described in subsection (a)(2) of this section, or both, after considering each of the following factors:
The court may reduce to a judgment any monetary award made under this section, to the extent that any part of the award is due and owing.
In making the determination, the court shall consider all the factors necessary for a fair and equitable award, including:
The court may award alimony for an indefinite period, if the court finds that:
If a combined adjusted actual income amount falls between amounts shown in the schedule, the basic child support amount shall be extrapolated to the next higher amount.
If the combined adjusted actual income exceeds the highest level specified in the schedule in subsection (e) of this section, the court may use its discretion in setting the amount of child support.