Grounds for Divorce
One of the valid grounds for divorce established by the Nebraska Statutes must be declared in the Complaint for Dissolution of Marriage. A no-fault ground for divorce implies that both spouses agree to terminate the marriage, and therefore, neither spouse needs to prove the other’s misconduct. A fault-based ground is used when the plaintiff alleges that the other spouse is to blame for the marriage ending. The fault-based ground has to be proven by providing evidence to the court.
In Nebraska, the only no-fault ground for divorce is an Irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.
The fault-based grounds are alcohol or drug addiction and mental illness of the spouse (which makes him/her unable to consent to a divorce).