Tag Archives: infidelity

Can Infidelity Affect Your Alimony Arrangement?

In New York, spouses may seek a no-fault or fault divorce. In no-fault divorce, the filing spouse only needs to demonstrate an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage for at least six months. The stakes are a bit higher in a divorce filed with fault-based grounds, as the filling souse must prove the presence of physical… Read More »

What to Do if You Discover Your Spouse is Cheating

It can be devastating to discover a partner is engaged in infidelity, and difficult to determine how to proceed after that discovery. Many people will choose to divorce a spouse who has been cheating on them. If this is the route you decide to take, it is important you proceed with care so you can… Read More »

What Effect Does Infidelity Have on Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce because of adultery, you might be wondering what effect your spouse’s infidelity can have on your divorce. New York is one of a few states that still uses fault-based grounds that can affect a case in various ways, with one of those grounds being adultery. The following are… Read More »

How Infidelity Might Impact a Divorce Case

A recent hack into leading infidelity website, AshleyMadison.com, raised questions for many about the role of infidelity in a relationship. Through the site’s security breach, the personal information of more than 37 million users was obtained. With the hack making national headlines, it is causing spouses nationwide to address the impact that adultery can have… Read More »

It Is 10:00 p.m. — Do You Know Where Your Spouse Is?

Your spouse leaves the room each time the cell phone rings, and it rings a lot more lately. She works late a couple of times a week. Or, he takes care of the bills now, when you used to do them together. Another business trip? Although New York now has no-fault divorce, fault such as… Read More »

How Does Infidelity Affect Divorce?

For many couples, infidelity is an unforgivable act of betrayal. It can negatively affect a marriage to the point where divorce is the only option. Each year, a large number of couples end their marriage because one person is unfaithful. New York State recently adopted a no-fault divorce law. As a result, New Yorkers who… Read More »

Infidelity: the Common Denominator in Many Divorcing Populations

In my experience, three things can make a given area demographic more prone to infidelity: Same sex/less integrated workforces Divorce clustering Affluence In previous blogs, I described how same sex or less-integrated workforces, along with populations having flexible work schedules and extra free time, could lead to a higher rate of infidelity. It has long… Read More »