Tag Archives: adultery

New York Legislature Might Repeal Law Making Adultery a Crime

Over the centuries, thousands of laws have been put on the books in New York State, reflecting the priorities of the time they were passed. While some of these strictures remain highly relevant, others no longer fit the culture. With so much other business to attend to, legislators frequently don’t make the effort to repeal… Read More »

Would a New York Court Enforce an Adultery Penalty in a Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements can be effective instruments for prospective spouses who want to safeguard their assets and avoid costly conflict if they decide to divorce at some point. New York generally enforces premarital agreements addressing property division and child support terms. However, a document could be thrown out if a spouse’s assent was secured through fraud… Read More »

Your Spouse Cheated: Can You Get More Alimony or Property in the Divorce?

The short answer is yes, there is a way. However, successfully using evidence of an affair to obtain a favorable property or alimony award is rare. Our firm has achieved many positive results in this area but certain factors must exist in order to influence a court’s decision. New York judges are not allowed to… Read More »

Could Adultery Affect Your New York Divorce?

Adultery is among the most common reasons why married couples get divorced. But does the presence of adultery in marriage have any effect on the divorce case? In some cases, the answer can be yes. In New York, individuals may seek fault-based divorces, as well as no-fault divorces. Adultery is one example of an element… Read More »

Can You Subpoena a Mistress in a Divorce Case?

One of the more common fault-based grounds for divorce is adultery. A spouse having an affair is certainly good reason to call a marriage quits. But let’s say you discover your husband is having an affair and you know the name of the other woman — are you able to subpoena her to come to… Read More »

Ashley Madison Dating Network Hacked

Long Island attorney urges people to divorce before they cheat.  Ashley Madison, the dating website that helps married people commit adultery, has been hit by hackers.  “Ashley Madison” has millions of customers who have provided their credit card and personal information to the site in the hopes of linking up with other customers for casual,… Read More »