fault divorce

Definition of "fault divorce"
  1. A divorce proceeding where one spouse has to prove the other's wrongdoing, such as adultery, cruelty, desertion, or incurable insanity
How to use "fault divorce" in a sentence
  1. He was seeking a fault divorce on the grounds of her desertion.
  2. After years of enduring abuse, she filed for a fault divorce.
  3. Allegations of adultery led him to file a fault divorce against his wife.

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