- Grounds for Divorce in Texas
Texas has seven defined reasons: Insupportability, cruelty, adultery, conviction of felony, abandonment, living apart and confinement in mental hospital.
- Grounds for Divorce in California
In contrast, California, exclusively a no fault divorce state, has two ground for dissolution of marriage or legal separation: Irreconcilable Differences and Incurable Insanity.
- Grounds for Divorce in Florida
Like California, no fault rules here, with only two grounds for divorce: Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage Relation and Mental Incapacity.
- Grounds for Divorce in Illinois
Illinois allows for both fault and no fault divorces, and recognized 13 grounds for divorce: Impotency, Bigamy, Adultery, Habitual Drunkenness, Excessive Use of Addictive Drugs, Attempted on Life of Spouse, Cruelty, Felony Conviction, Infection of Spouse With Sexually Transmitted Disease, Separation for 2 Years, Irreconcilable Differences, and lastly, Separation for 6 Months Plus Waiver.
- Grounds for a Fault Divorce in New York
The state of New York only recognizes 5 fault related grounds for divorce. they are: Cruelty, V, Abandonment, Adultry and Non-Cohabitation.
We'll cover more ground in the next few posts, stay tuned.