irreconcilable differences


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Irreconcilable Differences

The existence of significant differences between a married couple that are so great and beyond resolution as to make the marriage unworkable, and for which the law permits a Divorce.

A divorce premised on the ground of irreconcilable differences is considered a no-fault divorce since there is no need to establish that one party is more responsible or at fault for the end of the marriage than the other.

irreconcilable differences

n. the usual basis for granting a divorce (dissolution) in no-fault divorce states. If one party says the marriage is irretrievable and refuses to reconcile then such differences are proved to exist. (See: divorce, no fault divorce)

irreconcilable differences

noun  complete alienation, complete intractability, immovability, immovable resolution, immutability, incurableness, inexxrable positions, intransigence, irreparableness, irreversibility, irrevocability, obduracy, rigidity, rigorism, ruined relationship, total inflexibility, unmoved positions, unyieldingness
Associated concepts: divorce, no fault divorce
See also: difference, incompatibility
References in classic literature ?
There are other trage- dies, less scandalous and of a subtler poignancy, arising from irreconcilable differences and from that fear of the Incomprehensible that hangs over all our heads--over all our heads.
Yates; on the comic, Tom Bertram, not quite alone, because it was evident that Mary Crawford's wishes, though politely kept back, inclined the same way: but his determinateness and his power seemed to make allies unnecessary; and, independent of this great irreconcilable difference, they wanted a piece containing very few characters in the whole, but every character first-rate, and three principal women.
For they were exactly dissimilar--one individuality projecting itself in length and the other in breadth, which is already a sufficient ground for irreconcilable difference.
She filed for divorce from him in September 2015 and cited their irreconcilable differences as the main cause of their breakup, according to (http://people.
According to the Egyptian actor, the couple divorced in July 2014 due to irreconcilable differences, reported Al Jaras Magazine.
Melanie cited irreconcilable differences between them two weeks ago, signalling the beginning of the end of one of Hollywood's longest marriages.
After submitting, then withdrawing legal papers and giving interviews praising her ex, Dina finally filed for divorce last month citing irreconcilable differences.
The irony cannot be lost here as Kim K's side has been fighting for a divorce due to irreconcilable differences all along, while it has been Kris Humphries team who has fought for an annulment based on fraud.
When filing for divorce, Maria cited irreconcilable differences.
It is believed that the couple's irreconcilable differences were the reasons behind the divorce.
Sayegh said that that there are irreconcilable differences between March 8 and March 14 on a number of issues.
18 February 2010 - Swedish telecoms group Tele2 AB (STO: TEL2 B) said today Harri Koponen will step down as CEO "due to irreconcilable differences over leadership", to be replaced by current CFO Lars Nilsson as interim chief executive.