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Consequences of Adultery on Divorce Settlements in Florida
Consequences of Adultery on Divorce Settlements in Florida

Things can become tricky when adultery is involved in a divorce. Adultery and infidelity are common causes for divorce, with over one-third of married men cheating on the spouse and nearly one-fourth of married women cheating. People often think that the party that cheated will get...

Adultery: What Can My Florida Divorce Lawyer Do?
Adultery: What Can My Florida Divorce Lawyer Do?

As we have discussed in a prior post, adultery is technically illegal under Florida Statute §798.01.  In divorce proceedings in the  State of Florida, however, adultery typically only plays a small role in divorce proceedings as Florida is a "no-fault" state. However, while infidelity usually does not...

Is adultery illegal in Florida
Is Adultery Illegal in Florida?

Adultery in Florida Is Adultery Illegal in Florida? Under Florida Statute §798.01, whoever lives in an open state of adultery shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083. Where either of the parties living in...