covenant marriage

Definition of "covenant marriage"
  1. 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
How to use "covenant marriage" in a sentence
  1. Due to its stipulations, not many couples opt for a covenant marriage.
  2. In a covenant marriage, participants commit to attending counseling before filing for a divorce.
  3. He filed fault grounds for divorce in line with their covenant marriage agreement.

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