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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 top14-05-09. Desertion, neglect, intemperance--Duration

Willful desertion, willful neglect, or habitual intemperance must continue for one year before either is a ground for a divorce.
S.L. 1881, ch. 57, § 1; S.L. 1899, ch. 77, § 2; S.L. 1901, ch. 71, § 2.

Codifications: Civ. C. 1877, § 60; R.C. 1895, § 2743; R.C. 1899, § 2743; R.C. 1905, § 4055; C.L. 1913, § 4386; R.C. 1943, § 14-0509.