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Alaska Grounds for Divorce

Alaska divorce courts allow couples to file for divorce under no fault and fault grounds. A couple files for no fault divorce under the grounds of incompatibility.

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Alaska divorce laws also accept a number of grounds for fault divorce, including:

  • Adultery
  • Felony conviction
  • Willful desertion for one year
  • Cruel and inhumane treatment
  • Habitual drunkeness
  • Drug addiction
  • Incurable mental illness and confinement to a mental facility for 18 months
  • Failing to consummate the marriage

A local Alaska divorce attorney grounds for Alaska divorce and other state requirements, such as Alaska divorce waiting periods and Alaska residency requirement that may affect your divorce. Understand Alaska divorce laws with help from an Alaska divorce attorney near you.

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The above synopsis of Alaska divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Alaska divorce attorney in your area.

Alaska divorce laws were last updated July 2009.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.