Divorce is a primary subsection under Family Law. A divorce can be filed only on the following grounds:

  1. Malicious Desertion
  2. Adultery
  3. Impotency


Other matrimonial reliefs:

  1. Legal Separation 
  2. Action for Nullity of Marriage


Maintenance in a divorce action is two-fold:

  1. Alimony pending the Divorce Action (Alimony Pendente Lite), that is to get maintenance during the trial and
  2. Permanent Alimony