Can My Spouse’s Online Activities Prove Adultery?

December 1st, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Adultery, Divorce

Adultery can mean different things depending on the context. Psychologists often speak of “emotional adultery” when referring to spouses who carry out explicit relationships with non-marital partners over the Internet. While such emotional affairs “do not involve physical contact,” according to one expert, these extramarital activities can be “just as devastating to the family as […]

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Adultery in Texas: A Basic Overview

November 29th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

In Texas, adultery is not a crime. A spouse will not get a spot on their criminal record, pay a fine or go to jail if they don’t remain unfaithful. That’s not to say the state has nothing to say about the action, however, meaning the adulterous partner isn’t just going to be let off […]

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What Constitutes “Adultery” in Texas?

October 2nd, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Divorce

Although unhappy couples can obtain a no-fault divorce in Texas, there are cases where one spouse wishes to pursue divorce based on adultery. But what exactly constitutes adultery in Texas? For instance, is a clandestine online relationship that does not involve physical sex a form of adultery? The Standard of Proof for Adultery Section 6.003 […]

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