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Legal Statutes: North Dakota

UPDATED December 17, 2015

North Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 14-05. Divorce

back to top14-05-03. Causes for divorce

Divorces may be granted for any of the following causes:

1. Adultery.

2. Extreme cruelty.

3. Willful desertion.

4. Willful neglect.

5. Abuse of alcohol or controlled substances.

6. Conviction of felony.

7. Irreconcilable differences.
S.L. 1899, ch. 77, § 1; S.L. 1901, ch. 71, § 1; S.L. 1915, ch. 121, § 1; S.L. 1947, ch. 138, § 1; S.L. 1965, ch. 114, § 1; S.L. 1971, ch. 149, § 1; S.L. 2001, ch. 149, § 4.