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Divorce Attorney Butte MT

In the U.S., and in most western countries, adultery has been decriminalized. While historically adultery has been rigorously condemned in cultural and religious traditions, its legal consequences are most often found in divorce cases, particularly in jurisdictions where there are fault-based statutes governing family law.

C. Kathleen McBride
(406) 782-5800
Mayer Building, 129 West Park Street, P.O. Box 509
Butte, MT
 
Carolyn J. Stevens
(406) 273-7301
P.O. Box 999
Lolo, MT
Specialties
Family Law, Divorce
Secondary Specialties
Delinquent Support Payments, Child Support, Custody, Restraining Orders, Healthcare Power of Attorney, Termination of Parental Rights, Common Law Marriage, Paternity, Child Support, Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution(ADR), Power of Attorney, Division of Property, Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements, Children's Rights, Name Changes, Grandparent Rights, Enforcement Actions, Guardianships & Conservatorships, State Child Protection, Sexual Abuse, Annulment, Custody/Visitation Rights
Education
Bachelor of Arts, Social Work, The University of Montana, 1993
State Licensing
Montana

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Kalah A Paisley
(406) 638-4078
Po Box 340
Crow Agency, MT
Specialties
Native Peoples Law, Juvenile, Family, Litigation
State Licensing
Washington

Rochelle Dale Wilson
(406) 543-0789
725 Sw Higgins Ste C, Po Box 4394
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family
State Licensing
Washington

Martha Joan Messex Casey
(406) 294-5585
10 N 27th St Ste 200, Po Box 1657
Billings, MT
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family, Litigation
State Licensing
Washington

Tim Dick
(406) 782-8093
607 W. Granite
Butte, MT
 
Diane Sablan Cabrera
(406) 638-4073
Po Box 340
Crow Agency, MT
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Speeding Ticket, Estate Planning, Family, General Practice
State Licensing
Washington

Philip J. O'Connell
(406) 728-6666
234 East Pine Street, P.O. Box 8515
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Business, Estate Planning, Litigation, Divorce, Real Estate
State Licensing
Montana

Leonard Dwane Smith
(406) 752-4481
4 S Meridian Rd
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Corporate, Juvenile, Estate Planning, Elder Law, Guardianship, Family
State Licensing
Washington

Jeff A. Turner
(406) 248-7577
228 Hedden Empire Building, 208 North 29th Street
Billings, MT
 
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The Price of Infidelity

Q: "What is the punishment for adultery and abandonment? "

 

In the U.S., and in most western countries, adultery has been decriminalized. While historically adultery has been rigorously condemned in cultural and religious traditions, its legal consequences are most often found in divorce cases, particularly in jurisdictions where there are fault-based statutes governing family law.

As for abandonment, I assume your inquiry refers to the marital relationship, and the issues of actual or constructive abandonment are most often delved into in the context of proving entitlement to divorce. If you are facing both an adulterous spouse and abandonment of your marriage, it is important that you seek legal counsel to ascertain and protect your rights to property and marital assets, particularly where children are involved. Check your county clerk's office for resources offering assistance with access to legal counsel and services, and know that many lawyers will offer an initial consultation at no charge.

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DISCLAIMER: This publication is distributed with the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice or establish an attorney/client relationship by way of any information contained herein. The information provided is for general purposes only, as readers are advised to consult with a qualified lawyer regarding the specifics of their particular circumstances.


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