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Though breakups and divorces don’t typically bring about happy feelings, the big D word certainly is bringing happiness to R&B singer Keyshia Cole.

I think we might find other people who were married to him or are still married to him and are trying to get an annulment or a divorce and can’t locate him.

From Vox

In 2018, a woman in the northern Somali town of Lasanod told a district court while asking for a divorce that her construction worker husband was spending most of his wages on khat and regularly beating her with electrical wires.

From Ozy

Since her divorce, Scott—who announced a name change from Bezos in July—has emerged as a prominent philanthropist.

From Fortune

Hormones also equip us to handle daily and long-term stresses — such as high-stakes exams or divorce in the family.

If you think divorce between two people is messy and traumatic, imagine divorcing yourself.

Just a week after her divorce, she was invited to a wedding by her sister-in-law.

The pair began their relationship in 2007, and went public with it in 2010 after her divorce was finalized.

She moved out a month later, and du Pont subsequently filed for divorce.

Divorce ensued, along with a deluge of humiliating media coverage.

Quite frequently, the statute provides that there shall be no dower in case of divorce for the wife's fault.

An absolute divorce, even though for the husband's fault, divests the wife of dower, unless her right is saved by statute.

A husband does not lose his homestead when his wife withdraws from the family under a decree of divorce.

Adultery is a cause recognized in all of them, for which an absolute divorce can be granted.

Desertion is a general ground of divorce, the law in every state prescribing a period of time, quite often three years.


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On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divorce, such as: annulment, breakup, dissolution, separation, split, and breach.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.