11th May of 1934
Dissolution of the matrimonial vinculum and causes.
ARTICLE 1: The divorce that this Law establishes will be
elsewhere, and will produce the dissolution of the
and the other effects stated in this Law.
ARTICLE 2: The legal suit for the dissolution of the
vinculum ordained in this Law can be established by the
innocent or the
ARTICLE 3: The Divorce will be decree dissolving the
vinculum by mutual dissent of the parties, or by any of the
1st - Adultery
2nd- Any act of the husband that may trend to
prostitute the wife
or any act of
to corrupt or prostitute the children of any of them, or the
co-participation, or gain in their corruption or
3rd - Any grave bodily injury.
4th - Grave and reiterated verbal injuries
5th - The commission after matrimony of a grave crime,
consummated or frustrated as direct author or accomplice
culprit has been sentenced to any perpetual prison term
of inhabilitation, reclusion temporal o perpetual, in any of
degrees, or State Prison in its highest grade, and after the
sentence is firm.
6th - The commission of a grave crime in the degrees
consummated, frustrated or atemptive, and as direct author,
or abettor, against the person of either conyugae, or the
any of them and after the sentence is firm.
7th - Consuetudinary inebriety (drunkness)
8th - The inveterated vice of gambling.
9th - The voluntary abandonment of the home without
interruption for more than 6 months.
10th - The non-sustainment of the home by either
11th - The lapse of 6 months after the judicial
absence without knowledge of the where–abouts of the missing
12th - Contagious sickness of sexual origin.
13th - The separation of the conyugae during more than
by rupture of conyugal life in common, or by the refusal of
any of them
to continue it.
14th - Chronic insanity after 2 years of the
resolution or sentence declaring it.
15th - Disparity or incompatibility of character
conyugae or the reiterated disagreements between them in
such a manner
that conyugal life is not normal.
16th - Any vice, or lack of morality that may hurt the
honor, credit or fame of either conyugae.
17th - The continuous use (or vice) of heroic drugs,
or any other stupefying substances.
18th - Bigamy
ARTICLE 26 - The marriage certificates of the parties, or
certificates of birth of their children, when these have
registered in foreign Country, might be substituted through
affidavit sworn before a Notary Public (in Cuba) in which
necessary data shall be included.
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