Q: Does adultery have any persuasion in a divorce in Mississippi
A married female friend was caught having an affair. Does that mean she is entitled to nothing in a divorce?
A: No, it does not mean that she is entitled to nothing. The court can grant the divorce to the husband on the ground of adultery. The court will then move to apportioning the property, awarding custody, and setting support in accordance with the prevailing case law. That is not to say that the court won’t take the adultery into consideration, but it will not disqualify her.
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