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In New Hampshire, a divorce may be granted for any of the following causes: impotency, adultery, extreme cruelty, conviction of a crime punishable with imprisonment for more than one year and actual imprisonment under such conviction, serious injury or endangerment of one spouse by the other, the absence of one party for 2 years without being heard from, habitual drunkenness for at least two years, when one spouse has joined any religious sect or society which professes to believe the relation of husband and wife unlawful, and has refused to cohabit with the other for 6 months , or when one spouse has abandoned and refused to cohabit with the other for two years. (New Hampshire Statutes Section 458:7) A divorce may also be granted if irreconcilable differences have caused the irremediable breakdown of the marriage. (New Hampshire Statutes Section 458:7-a)
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