No Fault Divorce Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of No Fault Divorce, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is No Fault Divorce?

It is a divorce in which neither husband nor wife needs to prove the cause of dissolution of marriage. No one is blamed and nothing is written or spoken about who did what and what went wrong with the marriage. Either party can state a “no fault divorce” in the petition by just declaring that the marriage is not workable or is incompatible.