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Fault Divorce: No good for anyone

by | May 23, 2023 | Divorce, Family Law, Military Divorce, Same-Sex Couples & Divorce |

Fault divorce is a legal approach where one spouse seeks to attribute blame to the other for the end of the marriage. While fault divorce was initially intended to address certain grievances, it often proves detrimental to both parties involved. Fault-based proceedings tend to escalate conflict and hostility, prolong the divorce process, and increase legal expenses for both spouses. Moreover, the focus on assigning blame can hinder the healing process and prevent the parties from moving forward amicably. In many cases, fault divorce fails to promote a healthy resolution or consider the best interests of any children involved. As an alternative, a no-fault divorce system, which emphasizes the dissolution of the marriage rather than assigning fault, may provide a more fair and efficient way to dissolve marriages and minimize the negative impact on both parties.


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