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A Divorce is a court ordered dissolution of a marriage between a husband and wife. Once the divorce has been finished, the parties to the earlier marriage are free to go out and re-marry. If you are looking to get a divorce in Alaska, you should find a seasoned Divorce lawyer to assist you in the legal proceedings. There are many legal hoops in the way of a divorce and a qualified attorney can help you avoid them.

Divorcing in Alaska Alaska

Divorce laws vary from state to state. Some states use a "no fault" divorce rule meaning that when one spouse files for divorce, they do not customarily need to do anything beyond showing that the couple has irreconcilable differences.

States that use a fault divorce theory make spouses seeking divorce show a reason for the divorce, such as abuse or adultery.

Anchorage Divorce lawyers will know which system is followed in Alaska.

Alaska Divorce Lawyers Can Help You in Dissolving Your Marriage

There are many other things happening beyond the mere dissolution of a marriage. Child Custody, division of marital assets, and spousal support all take place at the same time as the divorce. A Alaska Divorce attorney can be very handy in these situations. These legal professionals are experienced in the laws that apply in Anchorage and it would be best to contact one quickly.

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Life in Anchorage

Anchorage has been voted an "All America City" four times and makes up over 40% of Alaska's total population. The city motto is "Big Wild Life" and there's plenty of it. A survey found roughly 300 black bears and moose, along side 60 grizzly bears call Anchorage home year round. The numbers of moose increase over 1,000 in the winter months. There are also wolves, foxes, beavers, and all other manner of moderate and small native animals that can be easily spotted in Anchorage. That's why so many people decide to visit Anchorage each year. 

Tourism play a major role in the economy with natural resource extraction, local and federal government, transportation services, and the military. There are two major military installations in Anchorage, Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson, as well as the Kullis Air National Guard Base. In addition to military personnel, the military employs another 8,600 Anchorage civilians. There are a number of airlines headquartered in Anchorage like Alaska Central Express and Hageland Aviation Services but the petroleum industry is one of the most important. Giants like BP and ConocoPhillips have drilling and transportation services in Anchorage that employ thousands of locals.

The International Ice Carving Competition is one aspect to the annual of the Fur Rendezvous Festival held in Anchorage's Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. The festival had a record attendance in 2000 with over 250,000 people visiting. The legendary 9-15 day long Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins ceremonially each year downtown on 4th Street and ends in Nome, Alaska. The race stretches 1,049 miles that are timed. It's known as one of the most intense sporting events due to the distance and blizzards.

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