Vermont Grounds for Divorce

Code Section
Tit. 15 §§551, 562, 563, 592, 631

Residency
6 months before commencing action and 1 yr. before final hearing. 2 yrs. before commencing action for grounds of insanity.

Waiting Period
N/A

No Fault
Separation (6 months).

Defenses
Recrimination and condonation not defenses.

Grounds
Adultery; intolerable severity; desertion (7 years); nonsupport; incurable insanity (confined for 5 yrs.); conviction of crime with imprisonment over 3 yrs; living apart for 6 consecutive months and resumption of marital relations not reasonably probable.


Inside Vermont Grounds for Divorce