What are the grounds for divorce?

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No-fault divorces require a waiting period of one year and that both spouses agree to the divorce. The waiting period can be shortened to six months if there are no children and both spouses sign a marital settlement agreement. For both waiting periods, the spouses must have the intent to divorce.
Fault divorce grounds are adultery or the sexual acts of sodomy or buggery. Fear of bodily harm, willful desertion or abandonment are grounds as is a felony conviction where the spouse is sentenced and serves more than a year. Only the injured spouse can bring the fault ground.

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