Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce

From Huffington Post:

"He slept with his secretary." "Except for spending all of my money, she never did a thing for the kids or our marriage." "I'm taking everything, including the kitchen sink!" Emotional reactions like these are extremely common during a divorce. However, they have no place in the divorce proceedings where the need to prove fault has been eliminated, and the conduct of the other party is not a factor considered by the court when granting a divorce, dividing property or entering support orders.

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Thank you for making this clear. Many people still don't realize that in no-fault divorces, it doesn't really matter who did what to whom, that it is now more about splitting property and arranging child custody.

Posted by: Nevada family law lawyer | May 8, 2013 6:09:42 AM

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