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17. Grounds for Divorce. My grounds for an absolute divorce are: (Check the grounds that you can
prove at trial:)
a) The marriage is irretrievably broken. My Spouse and I can no longer live together.
There is no hope of that the two of us will get back together.
b) Cruel treatment. My spouse committed the following acts of cruel treatment to me such
that I am afraid that he/she will hurt me in the future:
c) Adultery. My spouse has had sexual intercourse outside of the marriage.
d) Desertion. On or about _________________________, my spouse, without just cause
or reason, intentionally abandoned and deserted me for a period of at least one year as
e) Intermarriage. My spouse and I are related as follows:
f) Mental incapacity. I did not have the mental capacity to enter into a marriage when we
g) Impotency. My spouse was impotent at the time of our marriage, and I was not aware of
h) Force, menace, duress, fraud in obtaining the marriage. I entered into this marriage
against my will as a result of
i) Pregnancy of the wife at the time of the marriage unknown to the husband. I did not
know that my spouse was pregnant by another man when we got married
j) Conviction of party for an offense involving moral turpitude. On or about
_________________________ my spouse was sentenced to serve at least two years in
the penitentiary for the following:
k) Habitual intoxication. My spouse is repeatedly intoxicated.
l) Incurable mental illness. My spouse has been adjudged mentally ill by a court of
competent jurisdiction. My spouse has been confined in an institution for the mentally ill
for a period of at least two years immediately preceding this action. My spouse's mental
illness has been determined to be incurable by competent examiners, and I have attached
a certified statement that it is this person's opinion that my spouse is hopelessly and
incurably mentally ill.
m) Habitual Drug Addiction: My spouse is addicted to drugs as follows: