IRRETRIEVABLE DAMAGE OF THE MARRIAGE
Family law series
The spouse who applies for divorce and claims as a ground for divorce the irretrievable damage of the marriage should provide evidence for such a claim. The following evidence must be provided:
The event which has caused the irretrievable damage of the marriage.
e.g. In the divorce application, the events that caused the irretrievable damage must be stated, and such an event should be intense, for example one of the spouses repeatedly insulted and verbally abused the other spouse
That the reason behind the irretrievable damage of the marriage concerns one of the spouses or both.
e.g. In the divorce application, it should state which of the two spouses is responsible for the reasons behind the irretrievable damage of the marriage, and such reasons can derive from ether spouse or both , for example the spouses fought and argued all the time, and such fights were because of the behaviour of either both spouses or one of them constantly caused these fights.
That because of the above stated events, remaining in this marriage creates an unbearable relationship for the spouse seeking the dissolution of the marriage.
e.g. Due to the verbally abusive and insulting behaviour of the spouse, and subsequently of the mental and physical distancing, the spouse considers the marriage dead, remaining in this marriage creates an unbearable situation.
In the divorce application that will be filed, all the reasons on which the irretrievable damage of the marriage is based should be stated in detail, however the relevant evidence supporting the claim should not be stated. It is essential, nonetheless, to clarify in the application the event that caused the damage e.g. it is sufficient to state.
Other articles in the same series
Grounds for divorce
Filling for Divorce
Obligation of Parents for Child Support after adulthood
Amendment of Child Support Order
"When one of you wanted one life, and the other wanted something completely different, there was a technical term for that: irreconcilable ."
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