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Crime as Grounds for Divorce in Maryland

What is a crime? A committed crime is an unlawful or illegal act. The action may be punished by local, state or federal jurisdiction. There are many types of activities that have been classified as crimes in the United States. The type of crime will usually determine...

Insanity as Grounds for Divorce in Maryland

How is insanity defined? Insanity is defined as a disease or mental defect that prevents a person from being able to understand their actions or the positive or negative effects that can result from those actions. People who have been declared insane cannot legally...

Proving Adultery in Maryland

What is adultery? Adultery is defined as sexual intercourse between someone who is currently married and another person they are not married to. Maryland state laws insist that the acts of sexual intercourse have some sort of penetration of the female sexual organ by...

Desertion of a Spouse in Maryland

What does desertion mean in a marriage? Desertion may also be referred to as abandonment in the state of Maryland. It occurs when one partner leaves their spouse, usually without warning. Why do partners desert their spouses? There are many reasons why a spouse...

Divorce Residency Requirements in Maryland

What is a residency requirement? A residency requirement is a rule that states at least one person in a marriage must currently live in Maryland when filing for a divorce in that state. One or both partners may live in Maryland when the initial petition is filed. If...