What is a “no fault” divorce?

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Q) What is a “no fault” divorce?

A) “No fault” is the term some people use to describe a divorce based on either irreconcilable differences or a period of separation wherein the parties have continued to reside in different homes for 18 or more consecutive months. If a husband and wife have experienced irreconcilable differences or lived separate and apart for 18 consecutive months, either may file for divorce. All of the other causes are fault grounds – and fault must be testified to.

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