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Written by attorney Molly B. Kenny

Adultery and Divorce Settlement in Washington State

Adultery and divorce do not go hand in hand. Cheating may have been the cause of your divorce, but your spouse’s cheating will have no impact on the divorce settlement, because Washington is a no-fault state. This means that the law does not require spouses to prove fault to get a divorce.

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Sadly, even if your spouse cheated, you will find that the infidelity will do not have any impact on your divorce settlement. For help protecting your financial rights during a divorce, speak to a divorce attorney.

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