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2. Imprisonment of one spouse,
5. Spouses have lived apart from each other (2 years if no separation decree, 1 year if a separation decree exists),
6. Substance abuse,
7. Both spouses agree to the divorce.The above information can be found in Arizona statutes, Chapter 25.
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