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What are Grounds for Divorce in Washington D.C.?

A divorce may be granted in Washington D.C. if the spouses have mutually and voluntarily lived separate and apart for at least 6 months before filing for divorce or if they have lived separate and apart (without regard to whether it was voluntary) for at least one year prior to filing for divorce. (Washington D.C. Statutes Title 16, Chapter 9, Section 904)