What Is the Difference Between No-Fault and Fault Grounds for Divorce?

The difference between fault and no-fault grounds is dependent on the proof the petitioner must present to obtain a divorce decree. For example, imprisonment of a spouse in some states would be considered a fault grounds for a divorce and in other states it would be considered a no-fault grounds for a divorce.

With regard to the question about the advantages in property division, child custody, and child support the answer is basically there is no significant advantage.

Talking with an experienced divorce lawyer will help you understand why the least costly route to divorce is actually no-fault. There is no burden of proof placed on the petitioner of the divorce decree.


References: Difference Between Fault and No-Fault Grounds



Call for Immediate Assistance (262) 221-8123
or fill out the form below to book a consult.

Divorce Articles & Frequent Questions

Divorce Laws in Wisconsin
Read a comprehensive overview of Wisconsin divorce laws. Understand your rights according to ...
Read More

Three Simple Steps

Find out how simple the divorce process can be when you work with a law firm that puts you first. Book your consult today!

1. CONTACT

2. SCHEDULE

3. MOVE FORWARD

Book Your Consultation with Sterling Law Offices

Sterling Law Offices, S.C.
Divorce & Family Law Client Reviews

4.4

1,316 Reviews
See all Reviews

"I recently became a client of SterlingLawyers.com when I moved along with my attorney from a previous practice. My standard of care has been maintained. I'm still a little new to the "fixed fee" type of billing, but from the beginning I don't have the fear of getting billed in 15-20 minute increments for sending an email or calling for an update!"

- Joseph A.
  Full Google Review

Call for Immediate Assistance(262) 221-8123
or fill out the form below to book a consult.