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adultery is a legal reason for divorce in Alabama

Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 9:59 pm
by will

May not be real, but I Googled 'divorce statistics' an found the above site.

I found #2 interesting. We often hear a divorce (in civil legal terms) cannot be granted for adultery.

Alabama Divorce Law
What are the grounds for divorce in Alabama?

According to Alabama divorce law, a divorce may be granted in Alabama for any of the following grounds:
  1. physical and incurable incapacitation at time of marriage
  2. adultery
  3. voluntary abandonment for one year
  4. imprisonment for two years
  5. crime against nature
  6. drug or alcohol addiction
  7. complete incompatibility of temperament
  8. confinement to a mental hospital for five years with no hope of recovery
  9. irretrievable breakdown of marriage
  10. if the wife was pregnant at the time of the marriage, unbeknownst to the husband
  11. physical abuse
  12. living separate and apart for two years without support.