index argument (contention), catachresis, conflict, difference, error, fault (mistake), incompatibility (difference), misapplication, miscue, misestimation, misjudgment, rift (disagreement)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

A mistake by both parties to a contract resulting in a failure of meeting of the minds. A misunderstanding between spouses at the time of marriage can serve as grounds for an annulment. For example, if one spouse went into the marriage wanting children while the other did not, they have a misunderstanding that might be judged serious enough for a court to annul the marriage.
Category: Divorce & Family Law

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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