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Irretrievable Breakdown Of The Marriage

irretrievable breakdown of the marriage

: 

a broad ground for divorce that is predicated on the development of incompatibility between marriage partners and that is used in many states as the sole ground of no-fault divorce 

compare irreconcilable differences.



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.