If desertion grounds exist, a suit for a divorce from bed and board may be filed with the court immediately after the separation.If the desertion continues for more than one year from the date the parties originally separated, then the desertion is sufficient to constitute a ground for divorce from the bond of matrimony. Cruelty and reasonable apprehension of bodily harm Cruelty authorizing divorce requires acts that tend to cause bodily harm and render the spouses living together unsafe.Any person granted a divorce from bed and board may ask the court to "merge" the decree into a divorce from the bond of matrimony after at least one year has passed from the date the parties originally separated. Willful desertion or abandonment Desertion or abandonment requires both the breaking off of cohabitation and an intent to desert in the mind of the offender.
We’ve seen many examples of parents keeping watchful eyes on each other with the goal of uncovering actions that could be used in court during the child custody proceeding.
Oftentimes, patience as it relates to jumping back into the dating world can be a key factor in moving your divorce along quickly and efficiently while saving time, money, and eliminating any unnecessary drama and complication.
We are aware that every situation is unique and special, so feel free to contact us to discuss specifics if you have questions or concerns related to dating and your divorce.
We’ll discuss the main issues and present some guidance which will help you avoid problems with your divorce case.
In child custody cases that involve a lot of conflict, you may want to think of yourself as being under intense scrutiny.