Divorce Attorney Columbus OH

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.

Christopher Michael Bucci
85 E GAY ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Litigation, Family, Wills, Estate Planning
Education
Capital University Law School,Gannon University
State Licensing
Ohio

Robert Reynolds Dunn
(614) 229-3284
10 W BROAD ST ONE COLUMBUS
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Estate Planning, Business, Probate, Trusts, Family
Education
University of Kentucky,Vanderbilt University
State Licensing
Ohio

Thomas Monroe Bolon
(614) 628-0810
366 E BROAD ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Litigation, Family
Education
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law,Layfette College
State Licensing
Ohio

Anthony Delligatti Jr.
366 E BROAD ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Business, Litigation, Personal Injury, Family, Real Estate
Education
Loyola University in Los Angeles, California,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Margaret Lynn Blackmore
(614) 221-1341
536 South High Street
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Family, Personal Injury, Child Support
Education
Capital University
State Licensing
Ohio

Lawrence Joel Rich
21 E STATE ST LBBY
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Real Estate, Business
Education
Cleveland State University,Ohio State University, Columbus,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Alyson Beth Miller
(614) 221-7711
32 W HOSTER ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family
Education
Miami University of Ohio,University of Maryland, College Park
State Licensing
Ohio

Kendra Lynn Carpenter
250 CIVIC CENTER DR STE 500
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Employment, Family, Litigation
Education
Capital University Law School,Purdue University
State Licensing
Ohio

Jeffrey David Fish
1335 DUBLIN RD
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Administrative Law
Education
Capital University,Ohio State University, Columbus,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Robert Joseph Behal
(614) 464-2025
501 S HIGH ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Business, Contracts, Family, Divorce
Education
Ohio State University, Columbus,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

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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