If you and your spouse have agreed on a divorce and are currently

living separated, can you still commit adultery?

Can you still commit adultery even if you both are in agreement that you are already seperated?

Asked on August 21, 2018 under Family Law, Tennessee


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

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

Adultery is defined as sexual intercourse with a person other than your spouse.  Many times people voluntarily separate and live their own lives.  It is, however, better if you and your spouse enter in to a separation agreement becuase adultery can have an effect on other issues in a divorce like child custody, etc.  Good luck.

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