Extreme Cruelty

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Definition: Extreme Cruelty

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Dictionary Definition

n. an archaic requirement to show infliction of physical or mental harm by one of the parties to his/her spouse to support a judgment of divorce or an unequal division of the couple’s property. All US states except Illinois and South Dakota recognize “no-fault” divorces, but in some states evidence of cruelty may result in a division of property favouring the suffering spouse (victim).

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Extreme Cruelty are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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