marital tort

Definition of "marital tort"
  1. A civil wrong committed by one spouse against the other
How to use "marital tort" in a sentence
  1. The abuse he experienced in his marriage is a case of marital tort.
  2. When she discovered her spouse's fraudulent activities, she realized it was marital tort.
  3. He filed for divorce and pressed charges for marital tort due to his wife's systematic deceit.

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