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.

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

Thomas Nikola Taneff
(614) 241-2181
600 S. High Street, Suite 201
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Probate, Adoption, Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills
Education
Capital University Law School
Harvard University Law School
Ohio State University
Columbus
State Licensing
Ohio

Scott Norman Friedman
503 S FRONT ST STE 250
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Prenuptials, Divorce, Child Custody, Alimony
Education
Capital University,Miami University of Ohio
State Licensing
Ohio

Jan Elizabeth Hensel
(614) 227-4267
191 W. Nationwide Blvd., Ste 300
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Business, Family, Administrative Law
Education
Ohio State 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

Alan Scott Acker
(614) 220-8877
145 East Rich Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Estate Planning, Family, Tax
Education
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology,University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaig
State Licensing
Illinois, Ohio

William Bluth
145 E RICH ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Litigation, Family, Appeals
Education
Boston College Law School
State Licensing
Ohio

Anthony Robert Auten
(614) 221-7711
32 W HOSTER ST
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Family, Prenuptials
Education
Bowling Green State University,Bowling Green State University,College of William and Mary
State Licensing
Ohio

Eric Joseph Hoffman
(614) 222-0526
338 South High Street
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family, Personal Injury
Education
Capital University
State Licensing
Ohio

Letitia S. Bryant
(513) 352-6540
155 W MAIN ST WATERFORD TOWER
COLUMBUS, OH
Specialties
Employment, Family, Corporate, Litigation
Education
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law,Miami University of Ohio
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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