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.

Corinne Noelle Ryan
471 E BROAD ST STE 2001
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Juvenile, Adoption
Education
Capital University,John Carroll University,John Carroll University,John Carroll University
State Licensing
Ohio

Kenneth Robert Kline
503 S FRONT ST STE 250
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Prenuptials, Family, Juvenile, Divorce, Child Custody
Education
Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law,Indiana University-Bloomington,Kelley School of Busines
State Licensing
Ohio

Jon M. Dileno
21 E STATE ST LBBY
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Employment, Child Custody, Workers Compensation, Litigation
Education
Baldwin-Wallace College,Tulane 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

Amy M. McKinlay
(614) 255-1140
500 S FRONT ST STE 1140
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony
Education
Capital University,Otterbein College
State Licensing
Ohio

William Scott Friedman
503 S FRONT ST STE 250
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Prenuptials, Divorce, Arbitration, Child Custody
Education
University of Cincinnati,University of Dayton
State Licensing
Ohio

Mark Robert Fisher
503 S FRONT ST STE 210
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Divorce, Family, Child Custody, Child Support
Education
Capital University
State Licensing
Ohio

Denise Marie Mirman
503 S FRONT ST STE 250
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Divorce, Child Custody
Education
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

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

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

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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