In Massachusetts, the Grounds for Divorce option selected in most cases, and I mean the vast majority of cases, is irretrievable breakdown of marriage. People use this divorce ground in Mansfield, MA because they do not want to air their dirty laundry, about the details of their marriage, to the court. The courts must process a lot of cases and fault is not a huge aspect of getting a divorce in Massachusetts. However, in some cases and they’re rare, there might be a reason to file in a fault ground and one of the primarily used fault ground would be cruel and abusive treatment. That would be used when there were extreme incidents of violence or some other reason that would be considered cruel and abusive to the spouse. However, primarily people in Mansfield, Massachusetts file on the grounds of irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.