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The DC Code: § 16-906 Causes for absolute divorce arising after decree for separation.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Where a legal separation has been decreed the court may afterwards decree an absolute divorce between the parties for any cause arising since the first decree and sufficient to entitle the complaining party to the second decree.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-906. 1973 Ed., § 16-906. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-207 substituted "legal separation" for "divorce from bed and board". Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-207, see notes following § 16-904. DC CODE § 16-906 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 561, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Oct. 19, 2002, D.C. Law 14-207, § 2(d), 49 DCR 7827.)