My spouse cheated on me, why can’t court the see they are at fault?Return to FAQ Videos
If your spouse cheated on you during the marriage and that ultimately led to you guys coming here to get a divorce, unfortunately, in Florida, it does not matter that they cheated on you because Florida is a no-fault divorce state. That means that the judge is not going to look at anything that happened during the term of the marriage because we’re no-fault. There are some states that do consider affairs and things of that nature in a divorce, but Florida’s not one of them. There is a way that having your spouse cheating on you can be considered in a divorce, and that’s what we call dissipation. So, that means that if your spouse is spending an immense amount of money on this significant other that they have that’s not you, you’re able to recoup that later on in the divorce. At O’Mara Law Group, we know that you are going through a stressful time when someone files for divorce and we’re here to help you throughout the whole entire divorce process and understanding all of your rights and what happens under Florida law.