Ministère de la Justice
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The spouses can apply for divorce jointly or separately, since the consent of the other spouse is not required.
For this reason, spouses don't have to prove that their marriage has broken down. Adultery and Physical or Mental Cruelty Only the spouse who claims that the other spouse has committed adultery or physical or mental cruelty can apply for a divorce, and must prove that the other spouse has caused the breakdown of the marriage.
Joint Application for Divorce Based on an Agreement Between the Spouses A couple can make a joint application for divorce based on an agreement between them and divorce on amicable terms if they agree on all aspects of their separation.
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