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Grounds for Divorce

Grounds for Divorce

1) What is meant by “grounds for divorce”?

A “ground” for divorce is a “reason” for divorce or Legal Separation.

2) What are the recognized grounds for divorce in Washington?

The only legal grounds for divorce in the State of Washington is that the marriage is irretrievably broken.

"Irretrievable Breakdown of the Marriage" is also considered "No Fault". Basically, under most circumstances the court will not consider someone being to blame for the divorce/separation, and won't punish either party. 

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