Cruel and Inhuman Treatment
CRUEL AND INHUMAN TREATMENT
Another name for cruelty, or for the intentional, hostile infliction of physical or mental suffering upon another individual, which is a ground fordivorcein many states.
Cruel and inhuman treatment ordinarily encompasses mental and physical cruelty of any kind and is also known as cruel and abusive treatment and as cruel and barbarous treatment.
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