Grounds for Divorce

What are Grounds for Divorce and why Do We Need Them?

Answer: Grounds for divorce are the legal reasons that you need to bring a case to court. A judge cannot grant relief in any case until he or she first determines that certain necessary elements that pertain to that type of case have occurred. For example, if you sue someone for breach of contract, one such element would be to establish that the parties did indeed enter into a contract. Similarly, if … [Read more…]

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