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Does Adultery Still Matter in a Florida Family Law Case?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Florida has been a ‘no-fault’ divorce state for many decades. Fault was removed as a factor in Florida divorces in 1971. Prior to that year, adultery was one of the grounds for a legal divorce. Nowadays, Florida divorces are generally sought on the grounds that a couple has ‘irreconcilable differences’. In other words, a… Read More »

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Does Adultery Affect Divorce in Florida?

By Steve W. Marsee |

Under local law, Florida is a “no-fault” divorce state. This means that either spouse may seek a divorce from the court without having to prove any particular reason as to why the marriage failed except that it is “irretrievably broken”. However, if one of the parties committed adultery this fact may affect other aspects… Read More »

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How Adultery Affects Alimony

By Steve W. Marsee |

In most states, whether one spouse cheats on the other during the course of the marriage is not considered during divorce proceedings for issues like property division or other divisions of assets. However, in Florida the judge is allowed to consider instances of adultery when deciding whether and how much alimony should be paid… Read More »

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