Insupportability Law & Legal Definition


Insupportability is a term used in divorce law which means incompatibility. It is a grounds for divorce in Texas, and may be called irreconcilable differences or another term in other states.

For example, Texas defines one of the grounds for a no-fault divorce as being that the marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities that has destroyed the legitimate ends of the marriage relationship and prevents any reasonable expectation of reconciliation. Insupportability does not mean one spouse has failed to support the other financially.