When Adultery Is a Part Of a Divorce

The process of divorce is painful enough, but when one of the contributing factors is adultery it can be embarrassing and emotionally draining for both parties. However, since adultery is one of the grounds for fault-based divorce in Maryland, proving adultery can help expedite the process and help determine the terms of a settlement.

It is important to have a skilled lawyer on your side that can assist you in this difficult process. You need someone who understands how the presence of adultery affects your case, and how to address the issue legally while taking your emotional needs into consideration.

At Green & Weinstein, PC, we take a compassionate approach in helping our clients deal with the reality of adultery and how it will affect divorce. Attorney Dawn M. Green has devoted her entire legal career to family law and helping clients through the toughest of situations, including adultery.

If you are looking for comprehensive guidance and representation when adultery is an issue in the dissolution of your marriage, please contact our office today to schedule an appointment.

We Have Experience With Both Proving Adultery to the Court and Defending Against Accusations of Adultery

Adultery has a direct impact on the determination of spousal support/alimony, attorney's fees, and marital property distribution. Attorneys Dawn Green and Charlotte Weinstein are experienced in dealing with the sensitive nature of adultery and how it will affect divorce and child custody.

Under Maryland law, there is a standard of proof that must be met to prove adultery in court. There must be the opportunity for an affair to have taken place and documented evidence of a public display of affection by the accused spouse. It is important to note that obtaining the necessary proof should not be done by just anyone.

Attorneys Dawn Green and Charlotte Weinstein work with reputable private investigators who are experienced in gathering the corroborating information. If you suspect that you are the victim of an adulterous affair, Attorneys Green and Weinstein will work with you to build this case using evidence you find, as well as what is found during the detective's investigation.

If you are in the situation where you have concerns that a claim of adultery will be made against you, Attorneys Green and Weinstein's knowledge of the family law courts will assist you in limiting any negative impact such a claim might have on your case.

Attorneys Green and Weinstein are sensitive to clients who have committed adultery and those who are the innocent party in the marriage. They are zealous in their representation of their clients and are committed to helping them move past this difficult time. Contact Green & Weinstein, PC if you want experienced representation in your divorce where adultery is a factor.