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If you’re interested in learning more about Montana divorce laws, check out the information, links and resources below. This list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but will offer you several options for your own research, including references to the applicable statutes in the Montana Code. Of course, you might also decide just to consult a Montana attorney specializing in divorce law. 

Montana Divorce Resources:

Montana Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in Montana who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is one of the alternatives to litigation in court.

Montana Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources: Contact information for Montana domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site also offers links to Montana resources for legal aid, legal forms, Montana attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages
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The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
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Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Montana Family Law Statutes (Montana Revised Statutes):

Montana Legal Separation: 40-4-104

Montana Divorce:

Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 40-4-107, 40-4-108
Residency/Where to File:  40-4-123
Divorce Mediation: 40-4-301
Annulment: 72-2-812


Montana Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 40-4-202
Spousal Support: 40-4-203

Montana Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 40-4-212

Child Support: 40-4-204

Montana Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

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How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Montana Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce. – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Montana Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Montana Divorce laws you’re looking for: 

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