Bad, but not that bad

March 16, 2012

  • 134 Divorce
  • 134II Grounds
  • 134k27 Cruelty
  • 134k27(1) k. Elements of Cruelty in General.

134 DivorceWife’s entry into husband’s abode upon pretext after they had separated and wife’s taking of a St. Patrick’s Day card sent to husband by another woman was not alone of such character as to amount to a species of mental cruelty or to meet tests for indignities sufficient to justify award of divorce to husband.
O’Leary v. O’Leary, 385 S.W.2d 346 (Mo. Ct. App. 1964)
Suggested by Jody Nathan, Partner; Stauffer & Nathan; Tulsa, OK