What are the grounds for divorce?

There are a number of grounds for divorce in Maryland. They are:

  • Divorce by mutual consent
  • Twelve-month continuous separation without cohabitation
  • Adultery
  • Desertion
  • Cruelty of treatment
  • Excessively vicious conduct
  • Insanity
  • One spouse having been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor with at least a three-year sentence.