LEGAL GUIDE
Written by attorney Molly S. Rosenblum | Jan 3, 2017

MY SPOUSE HAD AN AFFAIR – I WANT A DIVORCE

In most divorces, an affair, abuse, drug use or even gambling, is often times overlooked because of the concept of no-fault divorce. While no-fault is the standard in many jurisdictions, fault can play a role in divorce cases. This article answers frequently asked questions about fault in divorce.

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If you are going through a divorce where you believe “fault” may have an impact on the division of assets and debts, alimony and/or child custody, it is important to contact an attorney. Determining the evidence you will need to present to prove “fault” and showing a judge why a spouse’s fault is relevant to the divorce can be tricky. Hiring a qualified and knowledgeable attorney can make the divorce in the outcome of your case.

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