Mississippi Grounds for Divorce

Code Section
93-5-1, et seq.

Residency
One party actual, bona fide resident for 6 months before suit.

Waiting Period
Final decree entered immediately but may be revoked at any time by granting court upon joint request of parties.

No Fault
Irreconcilable differences (only if uncontested).

Defenses
Recrimination not absolute bar; collusion (adultery).

Grounds
Adultery; cruelty or violence; willful desertion; drug/alcohol addiction; natural impotency; incurable insanity; pregnant at time of marriage; conviction of crime; prior marriage undissolved; in line of consanguinity.


Inside Mississippi Grounds for Divorce