What do I have to prove in order to get divorced ?

There is only one ground for divorce namely that the marriage will have had to irretrievably broken down. In order to prove this a petitioner must establish one of five facts namely;

  • Adultery;
  • Unreasonable behaviour;
  • Separation for two years from the date of the petition which requires the respondent’s consent;
  • Separation for five years  from the date of the petition (requiring no consent);
  • Desertion.

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