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Grounds for Adultery

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12 Sep 12 #355467 by Steve99Jones
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Hi. I committed adultery so my wife has grounds to divorce me, but she won''t. We have lived apart for 18 months and she now has a regular boyfriend with whom she has sex, so can I divorce her on the grounds of her adultery, even though I did it first??

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12 Sep 12 #355471 by Lostboy67
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Hi,
The simple answer is yes, but you would need proof, that would be a child, a confession or some rather explicit photos.

If you wait 6 months you could use 2 years seperation as grounds but that requires your wife to agree to the divorce, or you could use Unreasonable Behaviour as the grounds.

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12 Sep 12 #355476 by Elphie
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Use unreasonable behaviour - cite the sort of things that prompted you to go else where in the first place: lack of communication, lack of intimacy etc.

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