Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage

Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage

The situation that exists when either or both spouses no longer are able or willing to live with each other, thereby destroying their Husband and Wife relationship with no hope of resumption of spousal duties.

The irretrievable breakdown of a marriage provides the ground for a no-fault divorce in many jurisdictions.

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Indian divorce law is in knots and makes it harder for a woman to exit a marriage, especially because there is still only a ' proposal' to introduce irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for divorce.
GROUNDS FOR BREAKING UP DIVORCE IN LAW Divorce inWales and England is granted on the basis of the irretrievable breakdown of marriage.
Claire and Darren married in Richmond, Yorks, in June, 1995 - the day after Claire's divorce from Harry on the grounds of irretrievable breakdown of marriage came through.
A wife can also oppose a husband's plea for divorce under a new clause: irretrievable breakdown of marriage.
The recent amendment of divorce law in India that now includes ' irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a valid ground for divorce' demonstrates the societal change that has necessitated such an amendment.
But in a patriarchal society where the decision to break a marriage largely rests with the man, he can also prove easily the irretrievable breakdown of marriage to suit himself.
We must not create a scenario where callous men seek to divorce their wives for flimsy reasons citing irretrievable breakdown of marriage.