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
  4. Separation 
  5. Action for Nullity of Marriage


Maintenance in a divorce action is two-fold:

  • Alimony pending the Divorce Action (Alimony Pendente Lite) and
  • Permanent Alimony