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Fault Ground Divorces in Pennsylvania

Although most divorce complaints filed today allege either Section 3301(c), consensual grounds, or 3301(d), the expiration of a statutory two year separation period, as a reason for the parties’ marriage dissolution, a party to a divorce action still has the option of raising fault grounds under Section 3301(a), if the person raising the fault grounds is “an innocent and injured spouse.”  This means the person alleging the fault ground/s cannot also be accused of fault grounds. (Continue reading).