Marital misconduct comes in many forms, but the form that most frequently leads to divorce is adultery. So, how does adultery affect your rights in a divorce setting? Perhaps, not as much as you may think – however, there are still important factors to consider when consulting with a competent family lawyer if you find yourself the victim of an affair.
Property (equitable) distribution is not affected by adultery at all.
Judges in North Carolina will refuse to consider marital misconduct (other than ...