The military doesn’t take adultery lightly. If you are alleging an affair and it’s made part of the public record, the officer could be brought under court martial. They could lose their rank, their job, or they could even be kicked out of the military.
I had an affair. My wife says I am at fault and she plans to take all the property in the divorce. Will she get everything?
Bari Zell-Weinberger, a family lawyer in Parsippany, answers: The New Jersey Complaint for Divorce includes the grounds of adultery, meaning that if the complainant for divorce decides it is appropriate, adultery can be formally cited as the reason for the divorce. Filing on the grounds of adultery does carry with it additional legal burdens in […]
My spouse has had several affairs; it’s one of the reasons we split up. Can I use this against him in the divorce proceedings?
This depends on where you’re filing for divorce. In some states, proof of adultery can impact the division of property and even support. California, where I practice, is considered a “no fault” state. In other words, in California divorce law, you do not need grounds for a divorce, and adultery is meaningless in terms of using […]
The short answer is that, in New Jersey, you do not need to have evidence of adultery in order to obtain a divorce, it does not make it easier to obtain a divorce because of this, and you will not get more alimony. The longer answer is, if you have evidence that your spouse may […]
Looking at hiring a private investigator to reveal your spouses infidelity. For the most part your spouse’s cheating will not affect your divorce case, but as this article discusses, there are two significant exceptions to this that need to be looked out
Your spouse’s adultery will not affect your divorce case, and as such will not affect the amount of alimony you end up being awarded.
“I found out that my spouse has been unfaithful and I am considering a divorce. Do you think that is a good idea? Am I jumping the gun?” The reasons that lead a couple to divorce are never black and white. A spouse who has been cheated on may feel that he or she had […]
Adultery is both a crime and grounds for divorce in Illinois, but will not directly affect your divorce case as “marital misconduct” is not taken into account.