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.

Patricia Lynn Moore
250 CIVIC CENTER DR STE 500
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Bankruptcy, Family, Fraud, Landlord & Tenant
Education
Capital University Law School,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Steven Paul Dlott Jr.
1-216-696
21 E STATE ST LBBY
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Employment, Child Custody, Workers Compensation, Litigation
Education
Case Western Reserve University,New York University
State Licensing
Ohio

Andrew Christopher Hall
575 S 3RD ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Estate Planning, Probate, Business, Real Estate, Family
Education
Capital University,Otterbein College
State Licensing
Ohio

Maryellen Corna
175 S 3RD ST ONE CAPITAL SOUTH
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Employment, Business, Family, Litigation
Education
Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Howard Eric Baumwell
211 E LIVINGSTON AVE
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Debt Collection, Family, Personal Injury, Residential
Education
Ohio Northern University,Ohio State University, Columbus
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

David Scott Heier
(614) 793-8866
338 S. High St.
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Divorce, Family, Child Custody, Juvenile
Education
University of Dayton School of Law,University of Dayton,University of Dayton
State Licensing
Ohio

Craig Paul Treneff
(614) 891-4230
555 S FRONT ST STE 320
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Divorce, Environmental, Child Custody, Child Support
Education
Capital University Law School,Ohio State University, Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

William Clark Donahue
250 CIVIC CENTER DR STE 500
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Fraud, Family, Litigation
Education
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law,Dennison 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

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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