Does adultery affect divorce? 15 Answers as of July 27, 2015

Does the fact that my husband cheated on me change what is going to happen in our settlement?

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Law Office of Martin A. Kahan | Martin A. Kahan
Not in CA-it is a no fault jurisdiction.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/27/2015
Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock
Law Offices of Arlene D. Kock | Arlene D. Kock
California is a no-fault state. Your husband's infidelity will not allow for a different outcome on property division.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/27/2015
Law Offices of Helene Ellenbogen, P.S.H | Helene Ellenbogen
No. However, if he spent community assets on her, you can ask to be reimbursed for half of what he spent.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 7/27/2015
Law Office of Barton R. Resnicoff | Barton R. Resnicoff
It hasn't in NY for almost 35 years unless, as part of the affair, he spent marital funds on it or his girlfriend(s).
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 7/27/2015
Mediation Services of Southwest Florida
Mediation Services of Southwest Florida | Dennis J. Leffert, J.D.
Adultery will should not affect a divorce in a No-Fault State. Good luck.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 7/27/2015
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