Connecticut Grounds for Divorce

Code Section
46b-40, 44, 67

Residency
Resident for 12 months before filing or 1 party domiciliary at time of marriage and returned with intent to stay or the cause for dissolution occurred after either moved to the state.

Waiting Period
90 days.

No Fault
Irretrievable breakdown; separation. (lived apart for at least 18 mos. prior to complaint)

Defenses
N/A

Grounds
Adultery; cruelty or violence; willful desertion for 1 yr.; drug/alcohol addiction; insanity; unexplained absence for at least 7 yrs.; conviction of infamous crime; fraudulent contract; legal confinement for mental illness 5 out of last 6 yrs.


Inside Connecticut Grounds for Divorce