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Divorce Attorney Minot 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.

Don R. Krassin
(701) 642-4747
120 S 1st St
Wahpeton, ND
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Family, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, General Practice
Education
U Of Minnesota
State Licensing
Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin

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

Dann E. Greenwood
(701) 225-6074
30 First Avenue East, P.O. Box 1157
Dickinson, ND
 
Rebecca J. Heigaard McGurran
(701) 775-5595
401 Demers Avenue, Suite 500, P.O. Box 5849
Grand Forks, ND
 
Janel B. Fredericksen
(701) 642-2668
321 Dakota Avenue, P.O. Box 38
Wahpeton, ND
 
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

DeAnn M. Pladson
(701) 241-4141
1220 Main Avenue, Suite 105, P.O. Box 2103
Fargo, ND
 
Jay H. Fiedler
(701) 775-0521
24 North 4th Street, P.O. Box 5758
Grand Forks, ND
 
Gary D. Ramsey
(701) 225-6074
30 First Avenue East, P.O. Box 1157
Dickinson, ND
 
Anne E. Summers
(701) 223-2099
418 East Broadway, Suite 246, P.O. Box 2261
Bismarck, 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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