If my wife cheated on me multiple times and then later on I cheated on her, will I have to pay alimony?

Asked on June 13, 2012 under Family Law, Georgia


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

In Georgia you can receive either temporary or permanent alimony and there are several factors that the court considers when deciding "how much" and for "how long."  However, a party will not be entitled to alimony if it can be established by what is known as a "preponderance" of the evidence that the marital discord was caused by that party's adultery. Speak with your lawyer here.  Good luck.

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