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Divorce Attorney Fargo ND

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.

Melinda Lee Hanson Weerts
One N 2nd St, St 120, P O Box 2310
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Family, Wills, Child Support, Divorce, Adoption
Education
Cornell Law School,University of North Dakota
State Licensing
Minnesota

Paul O Skatvold
(218) 233-2406
730 CENTER AVE
MOORHEAD, MN
Specialties
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Family
Education
University of Minnesota Law School,Minnesota State University, Moorhead
State Licensing
Minnesota

Deann Marie Pladson
(701) 237-5297
1220 Main Av #105, Po Box 2103
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Family, Personal Injury
Education
University of North Dakota School of Law,Moorhead State University
State Licensing
Minnesota

Susan L. Ellison
(701) 492-8880
4610 Amber Valley Parkway, Suite E, P.O. Box 9097
Fargo, ND
 
Maureen Holman
(701) 232-8957
10 Roberts Street, P.O. Box 6017
Fargo, ND
 
Timothy J Mclarnan
(218) 233-2406
730 CENTER AVE
MOORHEAD, MN
Specialties
Family, Adoption, Divorce, Child Custody, Prenuptials
Education
University of Minnesota Law School
State Licensing
Minnesota

Stormy Roger Vickers
(218) 331-0709
1001 CENTER AVE
MOORHEAD, MN
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family
State Licensing
Minnesota

Roderick B Mclarnan
(218) 233-2406
730 CENTER AVE
MOORHEAD, MN
Specialties
Estate Planning, Real Estate, Family
Education
William Mitchell College of Law,University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
State Licensing
Minnesota

Gregory D. Morris
(701) 492-8880
4610 Amber Valley Parkway, Suite E, P.O. Box 9097
Fargo, ND
 
H. Malcolm Pippin
(701) 237-5544
1800 Radisson Tower, P.O. Box 2626
Fargo, ND
 

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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