The question that has been posed has been, my spouse has committed adultery, i am planning to get divorced, can I also sue for emotional distress? Starting with the first part of the question: If your spouse has committed adultery, you can use that as a reason for a grounds for divorce, but you must have independent corroboration, a thirdparty witness, neither your spouse nor the person they are having sexual intercourse with to very and substantiate the claim for adultery. In New York State, there is a much easier grounds for divorce.
Under domestic relations law 170 subdivision 7. you can seek a no fault divorce based upon the irretrievable breakdown of the marital relationship for more than six months. It’s much easier to proceed that way than under adultery. The second part of the question is, Can I also sue for emotional distress? You can sue for emotional distress if you can show damages. You would need to show some type of medical damages, such as a psychiatrist or a psychologist bill, medicine, treatment,.
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