Question: Can you go to jail for cheating on your spouse?

Adultery isnt just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail time.

What is the root cause of adultery?

Adultery is sometimes motivated by a lack of sexual satisfaction in the cheating persons current marriage. The married woman or man may genuinely love their spouse, yet cheat on them because they believe their extramarital lover can satisfy them in a way that their married woman or man cannot.

How do you prove adultery in court?

To prove adultery via circumstantial evidence, one must show that the adulterous spouse had both the “disposition” to commit adultery and the “opportunity” to do so. Evidence of “disposition” includes photographs of the adulterous spouse and the other man or woman kissing or engaging in other acts of affection.

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