Can you go to jail if you are in a marrage and commit adultery

Asked about 3 years ago - Riverside, NJ

my friends marrage is not going so well and she commited adultery in the past quite a few times her and her husband got into a fight a couple days ago and he told her that if she leaves his lawyer said he will have her put in jail for the adultery she commited in the past so now she is scared to leave

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  1. Mary Katherine Brown


    Contributor Level 20

    Answered . No, people don't go to jail for "adultery".

    IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Ms. Brown’s response to the question above is not legal advice and it does not create an... more

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