Divorce

[Insanity and Desertion] Under divorce law at the time, anybody could receive `relief` if their spouse had been voluntarily treated for mental illness for at least five years. The Act amended this section of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1950 to remove the need for this treatment to come after a period of being forcibly detained. Section 2 of ...
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Divorce

[disambiguation] Divorce is the legal ending of a marriage. It may also refer to: ==Film and television== ==Music== ...
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Divorce

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DIVORCE

Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage, which can be contrasted with an annulment which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody and distribution of property.
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divorce

[n] - the legal dissolution of a marriage 2. [v] - get a divorce
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Divorce

The legal end of a marriage once a decree absolute has been made.
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divorce

Legal dissolution of a lawful marriage. It is distinct from an annulment, which is a legal declaration that the marriage was invalid. The ease with which a divorce can be obtained in different...
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Divorce

Dissolution or nullity of marriage
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Divorce

The ending of a marriage because it has irretrievably broken down. To establish irretrievable breakdown, it is necessary to prove one or more of the following (the Five Facts): -Adultery -Unreasonable behaviour -Desertion -Two-year separation with the consent of the other party (no fault) and/or -5-year separation when no consent is needed.
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Divorce

DiĀ·vorce' noun [ French divorce , Latin divortium , from divortere , divertere , to turn different ways, to separate. See Divert .] 1. (Law) (a) A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a court or other body having competent authority....
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Divorce

DiĀ·vorce' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Divorced ; present participle & verbal noun Divorcing .] [ Confer French divorcer . See Divorce , noun ] 1. To dissolve the marriage ...
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divorce

1. A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a court or other body having competent authority. This is properly a divorce, and called, technically, divorce a vinculo matrimonii. 'from the bond of matrimony.' The separation of a married woman from the bed and board of her husband divorce a mensa et toro (or thoro), 'from bed board.' ... 2. The...
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divorce

divorcement noun the legal dissolution of a marriage
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divorce

split up verb get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; `The couple divorced after only 6 months`
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Divorce

• (n.) A legal dissolution of the marriage contract by a court or other body having competent authority. This is properly a divorce, and called, technically, divorce a vinculo matrimonii. • (n.) To dissolve the marriage contract of, either wholly or partially; to separate by divorce. • (n.) The decree or writing by which marriage is ...
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divorce

the act by which a valid marriage is dissolved, usually freeing the parties to remarry. In regions in which ancient religious authority still ... [32 related articles]
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divorce

divorce, partial or total dissolution of a marriage by the judgment of a court. Partial dissolution is a divorce “from bed and board,” a decree of judicial separation, leaving the parties officially married while forbidding cohabitation. Total dissolution of the bonds of a valid marriage...
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Divorce

The dissolution of a marriage contracted between a man and a woman, by the judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction, or (Obs.) by an act of the legislature. It is so called from the diversity of the minds of those who are married; because such as are divorced go each a different way from the other. Until a decree of divorce be actually made, n...
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Divorce

1) n. A marriage's obliteration through legal action requiring a petition or complaint for divorce. A minimal illustration of fault is required for some states, but incompatibility is usually sufficient to grant divorce. When issuing a divorce decree, the substantive issues include the division of property, child support and custody, alimony, child...
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Divorce

Divorce is a separation, by law, of husband and wife, and is either a divorce a vinculo matrimonii, that is, a complete dissolution of the marriage bonds, or a divorce a mensa et thoro (from bed and board), whereby the parties are legally separated, but not unmarried.
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divorce

Legal dissolution of a lawful marriage. It is distinct from an annulment, which is a legal declaration that the marriage was invalid. The ease with which a divorce can be obtained in different countries varies considerably and is also affected by different religious practices. The Roman Catholic Church does not permit divorce among its members, and...
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Divorce

There are several forms of divorce: by mutual consent (by joint or accepted request), for separation (after 6 years of separation) or for fault. Three types of judgements may be pronounced : 1. A legal separation order. This judgement must be written in the margin of the marriage certificate but does not authorise remarriage. It is revocable furt...
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Divorce

Divorce (or the dissolution of marriage) is the termination of a marital union, the canceling and/or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage, thus dissolving the bonds of matrimony between a married couple under the rule of law of the particular country and/or state. Divorce should not be confused with annulment, which de...
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Divorce

when at least one partner repairs with another individual while both partners are still alive (e.g., because they found a better quality mate.)
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Divorce

The legal termination of a marriage. All states require a spouse to identify a legal reason for requesting a divorce when that spouse files the divorce papers with the court. These reasons are referred to as grounds for a divorce. (See also: dissolution, no-fault divorce, fault divorce)
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