cruel and inhuman treatment

cruel and inhuman treatment
A ground for divorce. See cruelty; inhuman treatment.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • cruel and inhuman treatment — cru·el and in·hu·man treatment n: cruelty (2) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cruel and inhuman treatment …   Law dictionary

  • cruel and inhuman treatment — As ground for divorce, consists of unwarranted and unjustifiable conduct on part of defendant causing other spouse to endure suffering and distress, thereby destroying peace of mind and making living with such spouse unbearable, completely… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cruel and inhuman treatment — As ground for divorce, consists of unwarranted and unjustifiable conduct on part of defendant causing other spouse to endure suffering and distress, thereby destroying peace of mind and making living with such spouse unbearable, completely… …   Black's law dictionary

  • inhuman treatment — In the law of divorce, such mental or physical cruelty or severity as endangers the life or health of the party to whom it is addressed, or creates a well founded apprehension of such danger. The phrase commonly employed in statutes is cruel and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • inhuman treatment — In the law of divorce, such mental or physical cruelty or severity as endangers the life or health of the party to whom it is addressed, or creates a well founded apprehension of such danger. The phrase commonly employed in statutes is cruel and… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Cruel and unusual punishment — Criminal procedure Criminal trials and convictions …   Wikipedia

  • inhuman treatment — Cruelty; want of mercy. See cruel and unusual punishment; cruelty to animals; inhuman treatment which endangers life …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cruel — I adjective acrimonious, agonizing, atrocious, barbarous, blood thirsty, brutal, cold, cold blooded, cold hearted, crudelis, demoniacal, devilish, diabolical, distressing, evil minded, ferocious, fiendish, fierce, hard, hardhearted, harsh,… …   Law dictionary

  • cruel treatment — See cruel and inhuman treatment; cruel and unusual punishment; cruelty; cruelty to animals …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • treatment — The manner in which a person or a thing is treated. The behaviour of one spouse toward the other spouse. Robinson v Robinson, 66 NH 600, 23 A 362. See cruel and inhuman treatment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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