- A kind of marriage present only in Arizona, Arkansas, and Louisiana, where the married partners pledge to undergo marital guidance prior to applying for annulment and affirm a prolonged waiting spell before the divorce can be conclusive. The filing partner is required to declare grounds for fault in the divorce
- Due to its stipulations, not many couples opt for a covenant marriage.
- In a covenant marriage, participants commit to attending counseling before filing for a divorce.
- He filed fault grounds for divorce in line with their covenant marriage agreement.