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What is An Absolute Divorce Under Maryland Family Law

An “absolute divorce” effects a complete severance of the marital bond and entitles either of the parties, or both, to remarry. Unlike a limited divorce, an absolute divorce also severs the financial ties and ends the form of property ownership known as tenants by the entireties with respect to the marital home

What Are the Grounds For An Absolute Divorce?

The grounds for absolute divorce include the following:

  • Adultery
  • Cruelty of Treatment & Excessively Vicious Conduct. 
  • Mutual Consent
    • Requires that there be no children.
    • Requires that there be a written separation agreement that is properly drafted. 
  • One Year Separation
    • without cohabitation 
    • Without sexual Relations 
  • Incarceration.

Can You Obtain An Absolute Divorce Without Going To Court? 

No. You cannot obtain an absolute divorce without going to Court. 

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