It Takes One to Divorce: One Convicted Murderer Seeks to Divorce Another on Maryland Ground of Other Being Convicted Felon

In Florida, by far the most common ground for divorce is that the marriage is “irretrievably broken”.

But different states have different “grounds” for divorce.

A Maryland Husband has filed for divorce on the Maryland ground that Wife is a “convicted felon”.

Wife is serving a sentence of life in prison – and an additional twenty years. For murdering a couple.

Husband is also incarcerated for that couple’s murder.

Husband maintains that his Wife was the perpetrator of the murders. Husband’s sentence is only thirty-eight years.

It is unclear whether the legislature contemplated the application of the statute by one felon against another.

Read more in this Washington Post blog post: Report: Divorce for couple convicted of murder