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No-Fault Divorce

"No fault" divorce encompasses any situation where the spouse petitioning for a divorce does not have to prove that the other spouse did something wrong. Pennsylvania allows No-Fault Divorce.

One spouse must simply state a reason for the divorce that is recognized by the state to get a no fault divorce. In Pennsylvania, declaring that the couple cannot get along is enough. This may also be referred to as "irreconcilable differences," "incompatibility," or "irremediable breakdown of the marriage".

In Pennsylvania the couple must live apart for 2 years before they can obtain a no fault divorce, unless both spouses agree to the terms of the divorce.

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