North Carolina Grounds for Divorce

Code Section
50

Residency
Either party a bona fide resident for 6 months before bringing action.

Waiting Period
Decree final immediately.

No Fault
Separation (one year).

Defenses
N/A

Grounds
Adultery; divorce from bed and board; cruelty or violence; desertion (abandonment); drug/alcohol addiction; incurable insanity (confined/separated for 3 consecutive yrs.). Offers indignities that renders other spouse’s condition/life intolerable/burdensome; maliciously turns other out of doors.


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